Tag Archives: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

McKinleyville CERT’s trailer gets new solar setup

McKinleyville CERT’s trailer gets new solar setup

  McKinleyville CERT McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) thanks Six Rivers Solar for donating materials –and local installer Wesley Hodges of Abundance Builders – for donating materials and time to equip the team’s equipment trailer with solar power.  The initial installation consists of solar panel, charge controller and large battery, and will

New instructors fortify Humboldt CERT

Community Emergency Response Team Humboldt County has graduated 18 new CERT instructors! Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers undergo at least 23 hours of emergency response training.  These volunteers are your neighbors who are prepared to assist their communities until first responders can arrive after a major emergency event, such as an earthquake or wildfire. 

CERT training will help Humboldt survive the next disaster

Linda Nellist CERT Coalition Lead Instructor What is CERT? CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Team. Currently, Humboldt County has 9 CERT teams, with several new ones being formed. All CERT volunteers have been trained in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. They

Trinidad Tidings: Trinidad has big discussion on crime

County Sheriff Bill Honsal led a “Coffee with the Cops” discussion last week in Trinidad Town Hall. He introduced Sheriff’s Deputy Luke Mathieson and Deputy Patrick del Rosario, the men who spend most of their time in Trinidad addressing Trinidad’s safety needs, and they spoke too. Sheriff Honsal also introduced Neighborhood Watch advocate Ginger Campbell,

Humboldt emergency notification systems you should know about

Humboldt CERT HUMBOLDT – Would you like to be notified in the event of a major emergency in your area? Emergency notification is offered by the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services (OES), along with the cities of Arcata, Eureka and Fortuna, and both Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods, which are set

Arcata’s CERT Team and National Preparedness Month

Arcata Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) ARCATA – In a major disaster, such as an earthquake or flood, no community is likely to have enough first responders to give immediate assistance to every person who might need it. This is why Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers are trained to fill in until the professional