Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Are you ready for the next emergency or disaster? The CERT program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
The City of Fontana, in coordination with the San Bernardino County Fire Department, conducts a free three-day basic training course periodically throughout the year.
Upcoming Free Basic CERT Training:
June 2 - 4, 2023
Friday: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Breathe Southern California
Breathe SoCal is a nonprofit organization established in 1903 with a mission to promote clean air and healthy lungs through education, advocacy, research, and technology.
Upcoming Breathe Southern California Event: Join this free event to learn more about wildfire preparedness and receive blood pressure, lung health screenings, and wildfire kits!
Saturday, May 27, 2023
Saturday: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Until Help Arrives
Life-threatening emergencies can happen fast, and emergency responders are not always nearby. You may be the help Until Help Arrives!
Through the training, you will learn to:
- Use simple and effective skills to save lives
- Communicate with 9-1-1 operators effectively
- Act to protect the injured from further harm
- Position the injured
- Stop life-threatening bleeding
- Provide emotional support
This course is intended for adults or older teens (accompanied by a parent or guardian) with limited or no first-aid training.