New CERT training session begins March 17

Are you and your family prepared for a local emergency or widespread disaster? Community preparedness starts with you!

The Westshore Regional Community Emergency Response Team (WSC) is offering free classes on topics such as disaster preparedness, basic injury assessment and medical treatment, search and rescue procedures, fire suppression, disaster psychology, and much more. The 20-hour FEMA course is conducted by local safety professionals.

Westshore residents who are over 18 years of age, successfully complete training, and pass a background check are eligible for team membership. Do your part to keep our region safe and prepared.

To indicate your interest in the free classes or for more information, contact WSC Coordinator Tricia Granfors at 440-716-4135 or Space is limited.

Training begins Saturday, March 17. The five consecutive Saturday morning classes will be held at St. John Medical Center, 29000 Center Ridge Road and the City of Westlake Service Center, 741 Bassett Rd., from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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