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Beaufort Co. residents invited to free CERT classes

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BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) -

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is offering free courses to Beaufort County residents.

The program will provide training to residents to increase self-sufficiency in a disaster and learn skills that will enable them to provide emergency assistance to their families and neighbors.

The course is taught in four class sessions at the Techinal College of Lowcounty (Room 125).

The class schedule is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and one Saturday class 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting:

 

  • Monday, Feb. 17 - Personal Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19 - Disaster Medical I
  • Monday, Feb. 24 - Disaster Psychology Terrorism Response
  • Wednesday, Feb. 26 - Disaster Medical II / CERT Organization
  • Saturday, March 8th - Fire Suppression / Disaster Search Techniques & Exercise

 

For more information or to register, contact Beaufort County's CERT Coordinator, Julie Dimitrov at 843.812.2189 or email beaufortcountycert@gmail.com.

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