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 9– Back to Basics: Treatment Skills
Supply of the Month: Flashlight – C or D Battery or LED type (any size)
June 13– Back to Basics: Volunteer Care Series- Financial First Aid
Supply of the Month: “4 in 1” Tool or Utility Shut off wrench/tool
July 11– Back 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