Disaster response training starts March 26

By on March 19, 2009

Residents who want to help local authorities with emergencies and disasters can be trained by Elburn Police Department in its Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) program.

The free C.E.R.T. classes will take place from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 26 through April 30, at Village Hall, 301 E. North St., Elburn.

Training includes basic response, triage, treatment and disaster skills, that can help sustain lives until emergency help arrives.

To register for the C.E.R.T. training, visit www.elburn.il.us, click on Police, and then click on Certs. For more information, call Sgt. Ron Brandenburg, (630) 387-8743 or e-mail him at rbrandenburg@elburn.il.us.