Upper West Side CERT

Category Archives: Training

UWSCERT Brushes Up on CPR/AED

Upper West Side CERT’s team meeting this past Monday was an especially productive one, thanks to the capable instruction of the New York Fire Department’s EMT David Weissman and EMT Mike Koenke, who brought the group up to speed on administering CPR/AED.

Leave No Animal Behind: Preparedness Experts and Volunteers Convene for Sheltering Workshop

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 – Emergency preparedness experts, citizen volunteers, and animal advocates convened this past week for an “Animals in Disaster Workshop for Emergency Managers and Pet Owners”. The half-day workshop was hosted by the Metropolitan College of New York.

Preparedness News : Weekend Roundup 2013-05-05

Sunday, May 5, 2013 – Select stories related to CERT and emergency preparedness, presented weekly, when possible. We welcome your news tip links. Send to info@uwscert.org.

Mayor Bloomberg Presides Over Graduation Ceremony for 103 Community Emergency Response Team Volunteers

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today joined Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Commissioner Joseph F. Bruno, Police (NYPD) Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, Fire (FDNY) Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano and the City’s Chief Service Officer Diahann Billings-Burford in presiding over a graduation ceremony for 103 new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers.