Welcome!

Registration is Open for the Fall 2015 Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) Course!

The Fall 2015 Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) course starts on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 7 PM and will run until Saturday, October 10, 2015. The course is free to Montgomery County residents and individuals who work in Montgomery County.

Sign up soon — spaces are going fast!

General Meeting  on Thursday, August 13, 2015 (open to the public)

If you would like to learn more about Montgomery County CERT, you are welcome to attend its monthly General Meeting which is open to the public. This month’s meeting is held on Thursday August 13,2015 at 19:00 (7 PM) at the Public Safety Headquarters located at 100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

About Montgomery CERT

Since August 2013, close to 200 CERT members have volunteered for 71 various events ranging from Operations; Training; Outreach; and general meetings. Over 3,600 volunteer hours have been logged during this timeframe. These numbers include CERT members’ contributions towards nine SITREPs– eight snow storms and one EF-0 tornado that impacted the County in June 2013. In September 2013, Montgomery County CERT received national recognition for Outstanding CERT Initiatives associated to its SITREPs. The Montgomery County CERT Program is managed by the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service.

Montgomery County CERT continues offering Storm Camp, a half day family workshop designed to improve the readiness and safety of the public. Storm Camp is a concept designed to reach the largest possible number of county residents.

Interested in Montgomery County CERT Services?

If you are interested in having Montgomery County CERT visit your agency, please send an email to outreach@montgomerycert.org

Interested in joining Montgomery County CERT?

To join Montgomery County CERT, you need to complete the Community Emergency Response Training Course. It’s Free! Join Us!