Williamstown, W.Va. ~ The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is holding a four-night training class at the First Methodist Church in Williamstown.
The CERT Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help.
CERT Classes will be held February 28, March 6, 14, and 20 from 6PM to 10PM at the First Methodist Church, 304 West Fifth Street; Williamstown. Classes are open to residents from the entire Mid-Ohio Valley. Refreshments will be provided.