Early registration available for emergency response course

The cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend, along with Eastside Fire & Rescue, are jointly offering the FEMA-certified Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course, which begins October 9 at the Snoqualmie Fire Station.

Session dates are Oct. 9, 23, 30 and Nov. 6.

CERT training will provide participants the opportunity to learn techniques in fire suppression, search and rescue, disaster psychology, and disaster medical operations including triage techniques, patient assessment and treating life-threatening injuries. The course concludes with a disaster simulation and drill.

The fee for the four-day course is $25 per person and includes all materials.

To register, e-mail to and include your name, address, and phone number, or call Liz Luizzo or Bob Rowe at (425) 888-1551.

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