Since emergency personnel will be overwhelmed during the first 72 hours following a large disaster, it is essential that you learn life-saving skills to help yourselves, your family and your neighbors. The following classes are offered by Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department:
Disasters such as an earthquake, fire or flood can strike quickly and without warning. Learn steps you can take to prepare today.
Classes are customized for groups of 20 or more people, including:
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program trains you to be better prepared to respond to emergency situations at home and in the community. Learn how to be self-sufficient during the first 72 hours following a disaster. The seven session training includes:
Is your neighborhood, community group, business or school prepared? Sign up as a group, and LPFD will customize the class to meet your needs. Class size is 20-30 people.
In Livermore, contact the Livemore Adult School at (925) 606-4722 or http://www.livermoreadulted.org . The website contains a current course catelog.
For additional information on CPR and First Aid training, call the American Red Cross at (415) 427-8000.