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CERT "All Hands" meeting- Tuesday, August 20th at 6:30 pm at Central Library Friends Room

Newport Beach CERT Volunteers,

As a reminder, the next quarterly CERT "All Hands" meeting is scheduled for next Tuesday, August 20th at 6:30 pm at the Newport Beach Central Library Friends Room.  All CERT "All Hands" meetings are open to all Newport Beach CERT volunteers and anyone interested in disaster preparedness.  The CERT "All Hands" meeting will have an update on the CERT program, the city's emergency management program as well as our keynote presenter from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.  We hope that you all can attend.   Also listed below is information on the 11th annual Disaster Preparedness Expo on Saturday, September 7th, the fall 2019 CERT programs and an American Heart Association CPR/AED and First Aid class in October.  Please email nbcert@nbfd.net to register or with any questions. CERT Master Calendar 

CERT "All Hands" meeting- Tuesday, August 20th at 6:30 pm, Newport Beach Central Library Friends Room 

The third CERT quarterly "All Hands" meeting of the year is scheduled for next Tuesday, August 20th at 6:30 pm at the Newport Beach Central Library Friends Room.  For the meeting, there will be a CERT program update and an update on the city's emergency management program.  The presenter will be Alex Tardy from NOAA/National Weather Service.  Alex is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist and the Manager for Emergency Preparedness and Partner Collaboration.  He will be presenting on weather predictions/warnings and tsunami hazards/warnings.  The meeting is open to all interested Newport Beach residents and no registration is required to attend.     

11th Annual Disaster Preparedness Expo- Saturday, September 7th from 11:00 am-2:00 pm at the Civic Center Green

In conjunction with the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, the fire department is hosting its 11th annual Disaster Preparedness Expo on Saturday, September 7th from 11:00 am-2:00 pm at the Civic Center Green.  We are in need of 20-30 CERT volunteers to work the event.  The CERT volunteer shift is from 9:00 am-2:30 pm.  Lunch will be provided for all CERT volunteers.  If you cannot volunteer for the entire shift, please email the times when you would like to volunteer (4 hour minimum shift).  All CERT volunteers, their friends and family are welcome and encouraged to attend the expo, if they are unable to volunteer.  To volunteer for the expo, email nbcert@nbfd.net.  

Fall 2019 CERT Program Schedule

This fall the fire department will hold a Tuesday-Thursday evening program that starts on September 17 and an all-day Saturday program that begins on September 21.  If you would like CERT class postcards to distribute at neighborhood events, please email nbcert@nbfd,net.  Interested participants are encouraged to apply by completing and mailing in a CERT program application to reserve their space.  Also, as a reminder, active Newport Beach CERT volunteers are welcome and encouraged to attend any fall CERT individual classes and the "Drill the Skills" to review their skills, please email nbcert@nbfd.net. 

CERT American Heart Association CPR/AED and First Aid class

The fire department scheduled an American Heart Association CPR/AED and First Aid class for Saturday, October 26 (8:30 am-3:30 pm) at Fire Station #7 training room, exclusively taught by and for our CERT volunteers.  The class requires a minimum of 15 participants for the class to be held and you must register at least 10 days prior to the class.  Please note that due to low enrollment the Saturday, August 3rd class has been cancelled.    The cost to attend the class is $40.  To register for the October 26th CPR/AED and First aid class email nbcert@nbfd.net.

Community Preparedness Outreach Presentations

If your home owner's association, business, school or civic group are interested in a fire department presentation in 2019 or if you are having a CERT neighborhood event that you would like for us to attend please schedule as early as possible for all of 2019. The fire department offers one hour community preparedness presentations on disaster preparedness, hands-only CPR and how to stop the bleed to Newport Beach home owner's associations, civic groups, businesses and schools. A minimum of 15 participants are required.  If your group is interested in a community preparedness presentation please email nbcert@nbfd.net with the date, time, location and the estimated number of participants.  Please provide as much advanced notice as possible for dates in late 2019-2020.  

CERT 2019 Master Calendar

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