CERT'S ARCHIVE

  • Our February MRC Class Topic will be: MRC Equipment Kit Options and Discussion presented by Captain Jesse Walsh, Paramedic, EMS Coordinator – NBFR. There will also be recommended lists available for discussion. Complete information may be viewed at this link. Velda Handler, RN is also available to answer any questions one might have. Contact her […]

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  • Around noon on July the 2nd, MPD Officer Sims got word that a 7-year-old boy was lost on Neah-Kah-Nie beach.  Getting the word while at church, Bruce Maxwell sounded the alarm to 44 CERT members who’ve volunteered to serve anytime they are needed and able.  About ten CERT individuals joined Tillamook County sheriff deputies and […]

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  • Manzanita Police Officer Mike Sims says he gets calls about a lost child on the beach once or twice each summer.  These calls unfold as a parent has lost contact with their child amongst the mass of people on the beach.  A call to 911 brings a police officer to the scene quickly.  Unfortunately, additional […]

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  • Hard to believe but summer is upon us.  That means the 4th of July is breathing down our necks.  Once again, the EVC will be selling fireworks, and your help is needed.  For exact dates and shifts, contact Paula Peek at (503)368-4866 or Peek.paula1@gmail.com On the 4th itself, CERT has again been tasked with safety […]

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  • The Nehalem Bay Community Emergency Volunteer Team, CERT, will be conducting a CERT Basic Training Class on April 28, 29 and 30, 2017, at the NBR&R Station 13. The Final Exercise/Disaster Simulation will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2017. The CERT training includes instruction for Disaster Preparedness, Fire Safety, Disaster Medical Operations, CERT Organization, […]

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  • Cait Goodwin, Coordinator, Oregon Coast Quests, along with Oregon Sea Grant Coastal Hazard Specialist Pat Corcoran, is holding a Tsunami Quest Workshop on March 8th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria. In this training, participants learn how to build engaging, clue-directed hunts to help the public learn about […]

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  • ***NOTE: MEETING POSTPONED ONE WEEK*** The first Nehalem Bay CERT Meeting for 2017 will be held at 6:00 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2017 at the NBF&R Station 13.  Jenny Carver, the Red Cross Representative for Northwest Oregon, will provide training for Red Cross Disaster Action Team volunteers.  The Disaster Action Team program is one of […]

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  • ***Cancelled*** Jenny Carver, local Red Cross representative, will be at Nehalem Bay Fire Station 13 at 4 pm on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, to teach a Disaster Action Team (DAT) Workshop. This workshop trains volunteers to respond locally to assist people affected by disasters such as home fires.  The workshop would be of benefit to […]

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  • (Click on any image to bring the gallery full screen enabling viewing at full screen) A tip of the hat to Dave Dillon for supplying these images.  They show the damage along Laneda Avenue from 3rd Street north.  The one exception is the white house located on Laurel Avenue. A second tip of the hat […]

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  • The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) of Nehalem Bay recently certified a new group for its membership.  The CERT concept was developed back in 1985 by the City of Los Angeles Fire Department when they recognized that oft times local citizens are on their own during the initial stages of a catastrophic disaster.  This reality […]

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Emergency Volunteer Corps of Nehalem Bay