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The Westshore Regional CERT proudly supports its

communities—assisting in public safety force training

exercises, responding to communitywide emergencies

and participating in other community service projects.

With basic training completed, CERT members assist in

community disasters by:

Conducting an initial review in their homes or


Reducing immediate dangers by turning off utilities,

suppressing small fires, evacuating the area and

helping others.

Treating people in the immediate area.

Working with fellow CERT members and volunteers to establish a

command post, staging area, and medical triage and treatment


Collecting damage information and developing a plan of

operations based on life-saving priorities and resources available.

Establishing and maintaining communication with professional

first responders.

Applying their training to other situations where CERT can make

a difference.

 A few examples of WSC service and training:

Super Storm Sandy

Regal Cinema training

Operation Medicine Cabinet

H1N1 vaccinations

Community-related service projects

As part of the national CERT program, we also share

these CERT In Action stories:

National CERT Examples

Have a story to share about Westshore Regional CERT in Action? Send the pertinent details (who,

what, when, why) via email to jmorron@rrcity.com or mail to

Westshore Regional CERT coordinator

C/o City of Rocky River

21012 Hilliard Blvd

Rocky River OH 44116.

Have a question? Call 440.356.5624