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COVID-19 Response

The City of Grand Forks is actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.  For up to date info from the City regarding COVID-19 visit our COVID-19 City Updates page.  For those looking for assistance in this difficult time visit our COVID-19 Resources page.  City offices are closed to the public but open for business.  Find out more at our Virtual City Hall.

Who should Join CERT

1. People who want to be more prepared for emergencies. 
2. People who want to help their community both in disaster and non-disaster situations. 
3. Everyone and anyone fifteen years and older (under eighteen will need to have guardians sign a release form). 

What will you learn?

1. The types of hazards most likely to affect your home and community and how to identify them
2. The functions of CERT and your role in the immediate response
3. How to work as a team
4. Fire safety and how to put out small fires
5. Basic medical operations
6. How to perform head-to-toe assessments
7. How to select and set up a treatment area
8. How to use safe techniques for debris removal and victim extraction
9. The most common techniques for searching a structure 
10. Much, much more!

CERT Basic Academy 

At this time we do not have an exact date for the next Basic Academy. We are planning to hold one fall of 2020.

 If you have any questions feel free to email Gannon Engkvist