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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)


Join the CERT Program

Be Prepared, Be Resilient!

What Is CERT?

CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is a vital program aimed at empowering individuals to make their communities safer and more resilient during emergencies.  By participating in CERT training, you’ll gain valuable skills to assist your family, neighbors, and community during disasters.

Why Join CERT?

  • Learn essential disaster response techniques
  • Strengthen community preparedness and resilience
  • Play a crucial role in reducing injuries and property damage
  • Be a part of a network of trained volunteers ready to assist in times of need

What Training Is Involved?

  • Disaster preparedness and response strategies
  • Basic medical operations and triage
  • Fire safety and suppression techniques
  • Search and rescue methods
  • Team organization and communication

How Do I Get Involved?

Sign up for more information at


Upcoming Information Session:

June 13, 2024, 6:00-8:00pm at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds 30100 US-160, Cortez


For More Information:

Visit or call 970-564-2736.


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