Costa Mesa CERT

Monthly Training Meetings

CERT 2019 – Year 21

Gear Up for Preparedness – Back to Basics!

Costa Mesa Senior Center - 2nd Floor - 695 W 19th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627, 

6 -730 pm. We are collecting a CERT supply each month for our new neighborhood equipment caches. See below. A receipt for tax purposes will be provided.

Bring your CERT Field Operating Guide to the meetings!

January 10 Back to Basics: It’s All About the Paperwork– Forms made easy!

Supply of the Month: Goggles or Safety Glasses

February 14 Back to Basics: Radical Radio Skills– Heart to Heart Communications in Disasters. Supply of the Month: N95 Masks (any size/count)

March 14 Back to Basics: Observe and Report– Damage Assessment Skills

Supply of the Month: Square-head Shovel (scoop-style) 

April 11 Back to Basics: Tricks to Triage Perfection

Supply of the Month: 2 or 4 Pack C or D Batteries

May 9Back to Basics: Treatment Skills

Supply of the Month: Flashlight – C or D Battery or LED type (any size)

June 13Back to Basics: Volunteer Care Series- Financial First Aid

Supply of the Month: “4 in 1” Tool or Utility Shut off wrench/tool

July 11Back to Basics: Volunteer Deployment

Supply of the Month: One box of heavy-duty trash/lawn bags (any count)

August 8 Super CERT Skills Decathlon -CERT Programs from NB, HB and CM-Location TBD. Supply of the Month: Leather palm gloves – small or women-sized

September 12– NationalPreparedness Month – Preparedness in the Park

Supply of the Month: Wide-angle Broom or heavy-duty dustpan

October 10– CERT Incident Command Exercise

Supply of the Month: one roll of 3mil or 5mil plastic sheeting

Saturday, November 2 – CERT Refresher, 9-1 pm. Location TBD

Supply of the Month: Hammer and Nails or Staple gun/staples

Friday, November  8 – CERT Annual Banquet, 6-8 pm