Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

The Charles City County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a community based volunteer team trained in disaster preparedness and emergency response.

CERT members undergo a training program that provides skills needed for general preparedness, fire safety, medical response, search and rescue and terrorism awareness.

CERT members are trained to support the area's first responders.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Benefits for You & Your Community

Your community needs your help and is providing you this opportunity to:

  • Educate yourself, your family, co-workers and others about preparing for emergencies.
  • Help your neighbors in times of disaster.
  • Strengthen your relationship with your community.

Who May Become Volunteers

  • Businesses
  • Concerned Citizens
  • Community Groups
  • Church Members
  • Homeowner Associations
  • School Teachers and Administrators
  • Everyone