EastTex CERT holds its first training class of the year

As we head in to storm season, it's extremely important to be prepared for the possibly of severe weather.  On Saturday, EastTex CERT held its first of a two day training at the Rockwall County Sheriff's Office to educate the community on emergency preparedness, fire...

CERT Trains Active Shooter Response, Learns Stop The Bleed

Members of EastTex Regional CERT attended the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event (CRASE) course which educates on the strategies, guidance, and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. The free course was hosted by the Rockwall Country Office of...

EastTex CERT holds it’s annual meeting for 2019

EastTex Regional CERT held it's annual kickoff meeting last.  We had a great turnout with 38 people in attendance!  A big thank you as always to Rockwall County OEM for access to the conference room.  With quite a few changes taking place in the past 6...

CERT Initial Training Class – February 9th and 16th

The Community Emergency Response Team (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...

EastTx CERT Welcomes Graduating Class of Summer 2018

The EastTx CERT team is proud to announce the graduating class of Summer 2018. Graduates attended two weekends of classroom and outdoor hands-on training pertaining to everything related to emergency preparedness and response. The FEMA developed G317 course covers...

Rockwall County Launches Emergency Management App

In an effort to help communicate with it's citizens after a disaster, Rockwall County has launched an app for it's Office of Emergency Management.  The app will have alerts, preparedness information, damage report forms, and other pertinent information.  You can use...

EastTex CERT Flood Damage Assessment

On December 5th, EastTex CERT helped Kaufman County Emergency Management with a flood damage assessment to help identify roads that had been washed out on area roadways.  About 10 ETRC members took photos and noted washed out roads, eroded culverts, and potential...

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