The county will be offering a free course to help them be qualified to serve. The eight-week course begins Jan. 14 and will be held 6:30 to 9 p.m.each Tuesday through March 3. Topics to be covered include disaster preparedness; medical operations; light search and rescue operations; disaster psychology; team organization; basic fire suppression; and terrorism awareness. CERT members learn how to safely respond to man-made and natural hazards, help organize basic disaster response, and promote preparedness by hosting and participating in community events.
Information: RSwanson@co.henry.ga.us or 770-288-7890.