Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Residents may assist with emergency responses by joining the Borough's Community Emergency Response Team or CERT.  The CERT team meets every 1st Wednesday at Van Dyk's Assisted Living facility located at 644 Goffle Road. Meetings are held in the Community Room located on the first floor and begin at 7:15 p.m.

Basic training consists of 20 hours involving the following topics:

  • Dealing with Terrorism
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Fire Suppression
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Search and Rescue
  • Team Organization

Assist with Hawthorne's emergency preparedness by joining today!


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