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TOWN OF MIAMI LAKES NEWS
243px-All-America City LogoAll Town of Miami Lakes residents are invited to register for the upcoming CERT training to be held April 10, 12, and 13, 2014. Classes will be held on Thursday evening from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with a disaster simulation exercise on the final day of class (Sunday, April 13).
For Immediate Release
February 28, 2014
Contact: Nicole Singletary
Tel: 305-364-6100
E-mail:  singletaryn@miamilakes-fl.gov
 
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Begins in April
Register NOW Space is Limited
 
 
Miami Lakes, FL -  All Town of Miami Lakes residents are invited to register for the upcoming CERT training to be held April 10, 12, and 13, 2014. Classes will be held on Thursday evening from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with a disaster simulation exercise on the final day of class (Sunday, April 13). To become certified, you must attend all days.

CERT training is designed to provide basic training in disaster preparedness. The CERT basic training course includes: search and rescue techniques, understand role of CERTs and their role in an immediate disaster response, basic fire suppression strategies and fire safety measures, and management of resources in medical response operations.

"The training is a great way to prepare our residents in case we suffer a serious storm or disaster," said Councilman Nelson Rodriguez. "As a Firefighter I have responded to multiple storms throughout our State. CERT Teams can play a key role in helping First Responders".

Register online: http://www.i-s-consulting.com/CERT-Training/

Limited space available.

The CERT Basic Training will take place at Town Hall located at 6601 Main Street. The course is sponsored by Miami-Dade County Emergency Management, the Town of Miami Lakes and its Public Safety Committee.

For more information about this training, please contact Town Hall at 305.364.6100.