Category Archives: CERT News

Spring Mock Disaster Exercise – April 12th

Wauconda CERT is planning a spring mock disaster exercise for Wauconda CERT members.  The exercise is scheduled for Saturday, April 12th.  The location for this event will be the Robert Crown Elementary School in Wauconda.  The exact time for the … Continue reading

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Annual EMA/CERT Holiday Party

Annual Holiday Party Sunday, December 15 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Pete’s Restaurant (400 W. Liberty St., Wauconda) If you have not been to any of our holiday parties in the past, you missed a really fun time!  Come share … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! CPR Makes Them Undead….

When you think of Halloween, what comes to mind? Ghosts? Spirits? Zombies?   The “Undead” take center stage today for Halloween and what a great time to remember that the American Heart Association’s efforts to train people in CPR can bring … Continue reading

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2012 Illinois CERT Challenge – Save the Date

The date for the 2012 Illinois CERT Challenge has been announced.  The event will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) in Glenview.  Team and volunteer registration information will be available in … Continue reading

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Pledge to Prepare

Every year, thousands of people are impacted by severe weather threats such as tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. Last year was the most active year in disasters in recent history.  Pledge to Prepare.  By Pledging you will become part of the National … Continue reading

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Wauconda Full Scale Exercise Scheduled

Wauconda CERT has announced their annual full scale training exercise for the morning of Saturday, October 22th.  The exact time and location will remain undisclosed until the time of the exercise.  To insure continuity, it is important that Wauconda CERT … Continue reading

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Fall Tier One CERT Training Class

Wauconda EMA and CERT are happy to announce that registration is now open for our Fall CERT Training Class.  This class is open to the general public and is free of charge.  Begin your preparedness training by joining us on … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Preparedness Week is Feb. 27 – March 5

While it may seem like winter will never end, spring-like weather is just around the corner. Unfortunately, the warmer temperatures of springtime will bring an increase in severe weather, such as tornadoes, thunderstorms and flooding. With those hazards in mind, … Continue reading

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IEMA Terrorism Preparedness Information

Even though it has been more than seven years since the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001, the threat of terrorism is ever-present, requiring Illinois residents to be constantly aware of their surroundings and any suspicious activity. This section provides important … Continue reading

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IEMA Press Release: IEMA Encourages Participation in Eight-State “Great Central U.S. ShakeOut” Earthquake Drill

Schools, businesses, families and others encouraged to register and learn more about earthquake safety.   See the IEMA Press Release here. 

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