Nearly everyone has a cell phone. In a disaster emergency your cell phone may play an important role in keeping you informed and connected to your family or loved ones. Here are a few tips to get you prepared and keep you communicating.Read More
Martinez CERT is excited to resume our in-person Fall Training classes. Instructors and Attendees will be practicing social distancing, and personal mask use is required. We are offering a series of six Tuesday evening classes, or a Weekend Marathon Class.Read More
When disaster hits will your cell phone be charged and working? Cell towers may be damaged and inoperable. So, what’s the alternative? A handheld radio. Learn about using FRS or GMRS radios for communications during a disaster. It may save your life and your family.Read More
Learn which type of fire extinguisher is right for your household needs in the kitchen or the garage, when to use a fire extinguisher (judging the size of the fire) and how to safely use a fire extinguisher on small fires following the PASS (Point, Aim Squeeze and Sweep) method to stop a fire before it gets to big.Read More
Members of Martinez Area CERT are supporting the countywide effort to get COVID vaccine shots into the arms of residents. The West Contra Costa distribution site, located at the Valley Bible Church in Hercules, has been operating for weeks. As of March 9, 2021, more than 6,000 Contra Costa residents have been vaccinated at the drive-thru clinic.Read More
CERT volunteers are trained to conduct a quick triage (sorting) of people who may be injured in a mass-casualty incident. These three things will help us recognize when someone needs immediate medical care.Read More
Fire season returns every year. We live in a high fire danger area, so extra steps are required to help with your safety. This talk in our weekly Lunch & Learn series will explain how to protect your home with a defensible space around it. We’re only as safe as our neighborhoods.Read More
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