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Free disaster and emergency preparedness courses offered again

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The Community Emergency Response Team is looking for volunteers who are eager to learn how to help in a crisis.

Madison and Bonneville Counties are hosting free C.E.R.T. training classes and volunteers from all surrounding counties are invited to join.

Courses will be offered in Rexburg at the Madison School District Board Room on Wednesdays starting September 7. In Idaho Falls, courses will be offered at the Idaho State University – Idaho Falls campus every Thursday starting September 8.

The class schedule is as follows:

  • September 7 or 8 - Disaster Preparedness
  • September 14 or 15 - CERT Organization
  • September 21 or 22 - Disaster Medical 1
  • September 28 or 29 - Disaster Medical 2
  • October 5 or 6 - Disaster Psychology
  • October 12 or 13 - Fire Safety and Utility Controls
  • October 19 or 20 - Light Search and Rescue
  • October 26 or 27 - Terrorism/Active Shooter
  • October 28 - Saturday Morning Final Exercise

All classes must be completed in order to receive certificate.

To register for Rexburg courses contact Jon Corpany at madisoncert@gmail.com or (208) 502-0742. For Idaho Falls courses contact nhmobilenotary@hotmail.com or Caludia Warner at (858) 395-6334.

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Kailey Galaviz

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