FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2013
TNH Partners With Nassau County to Provide Free CERT Training
MEDIA CONTACTS: Collin Nash & Sam Marksheid | (516) 869-7794
Manhasset, NY– Supervisor Jon Kaiman and the North Hempstead Town Board announced that the Town, in partnership with Nassau County, is offering free Citizens Emergency Response Teams (CERT) training.
The series of six classes will be held on the four Mondays in June, and the first two Mondays in July, at the “Yes We Can” Community Center at 141 Garden Street in Westbury.
Classes will be taught in English and Spanish, and will convene from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Participants must attend all six classes to gain certification.
CERT training is designed to raise awareness about emergencies and disasters, and provide the basic response skills needed for fire safety, light search and rescue, disaster medical operations, and traffic control.
For more information, please visit the Town’s website at www.northhempsteadny.gov.