National Capital Region Community Emergency Response Team Conference (CERT Con) is on!
Prince George's County Office of Homeland Security, Office of Emergency Management is excited to bring a host of basic refresher and advanced Emergency Management seminars and speakers to invigorate, educate and innovate your preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery to any natural or man-made disasters.When a major disaster strikes, emergency professionals are often unable to reach a scene for several hours or even days. Are you prepared for your next disaster?
Saturday Seminar topics planned include Active Shooter and Situational Awareness, Pet and Animal Management in Disasters, Stop the Bleed, Tactical Emergency Casualty Care/Emergency Wound Care, Social Media, Disaster Psychology and First Aid, How to Deal with Special Populations (Seniors, Children, Disabled, etc.), Case Studies on local disasters and much more.*
Sunday Activity Day is open to the whole family. We’re planning fun and interactive activities and demonstrations with our police and fire vehicles, bomb squad; drones; hands-only CPR; moulage; emergency to-go bag checks; radio communications and more, culminating in a full-scale drill at the end of the weekend.* Get your hands dirty and be a part of the action!
Attend CERT Con to find out the best practices in emergency preparedness, network with your local and neighboring jurisdictions’ CERT members, and learn how to make your community more resilient! CERT, Campus CERT, Teen CERT, Emergency Management Professionals and Citizens interested in CERT and emergency preparedness are welcome.
* Seminars and activities subject to change depending on availability.