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September is National Preparedness Month

August 16, 2016 Community, Fire, Opinion, Police No Comments

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The Town of Canton’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is reminding everyone that September is National Preparedness Month.

Throughout the month of September, CERT Members will be available to local groups, including housing complexes and condo associations, town and school groups, girl and boy scouts, churches and non-profit organizations to come out and speak about preparedness, offering resources and advice in regard to sheltering in place or making the decision to leave when faced with weather-related disasters.

This educational outreach campaign coincides with FEMA’s annual National Emergency Preparedness Month theme of “Should I Stay or Should I Go”.  Presentations can be catered to fit a variety of settings and populations. Groups interested in inviting CERT Members to present should email Member Kevin Bradley at Bradley_kevinp@msn.com.

CERT Members are also replacing free smoke detectors on Friday, Sept. 9 as part of a joint initiative between the American Red Cross and other Canton Emergency Services. Call 1-877-287-3327 and press option 1 to request one.

CERT will also be at Ben & Jerry’s on September 29th, promoting preparedness and fundraising for equipment for the team.

For more specific information on how to better prepare your house, family, business or yourself for emergencies, go to www.ready.gov.

Respectfully submitted,

Claire M. Cote LMSW,  Director, Senior & Social Services, CERT Co-Coordinator                                                                   Chief Christopher Arciero, Chief of Police/EMD, CERT Co-Coordinator  

 

 

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