"Hawaii County Civil Defense is offering Community Emergency Response Team training for East Hawaii residents, which includes modules on emergency preparedness, emergency medical response, fire, light search and rescue, and more.
Training times and dates are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Jan. 20 and 27 and Feb. 3 and 10 at Aupuni Conference Center. The course is free.
CERT training provides you with knowledge and skills to prepare for and properly respond to an emergency impacting you, your family and the community.
The comprehensive program includes modules on:
• Emergency preparedness
• Emergency medical
• Light search and rescue
• Incident command organization
• Disaster psychology
• Emergency communications
• CERT and terrorism
• Classroom and hands-on experience
The Aupuni Conference Room is located at 101 Pauahi St.