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C.E.R.T. 
WATERLEFE’S® COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM

Great Information Source

http://www.mymanatee.org/home/government/departments/public-safety/hurricane-readiness-center.html

CLICK HERE to view the Manatee County Disaster Planning Guide
CLICK HERE to view the Hurricane Checklist



SAVE YOUR FAMILY!!     SAVE YOURSELF!!    SAVE WATERLEFE!!

WATERLEFE CERT HAS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE NOW!!
Our Goal: MOST GOOD FOR MOST PEOPLE

Waterlefe CERT is seeking volunteers for the upcoming hurricane season. Here is a chance to volunteer within your community to assist in Waterlefe emergencies whenever 911 services are not immediately available.

CERT may be activated whenever natural and manmade disasters occur, such as hurricanes, explosions, fires and related catastrophes.

For more information, call Jeff Brand at 703-989-0852 or Tom Kalousek at 815-988-1000
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WHO IS CERT?

  • Your Waterlefe neighbor volunteers
  • Trained by Manatee County to assist our community in the event of a disaster…hurricane, flood, etc
WHAT DOES CERT DO (DURING DISASTERS ONLY)?
  • Help residents until 911 emergency responders can get to Waterlefe
  • Perform light rescue work of residents
  • Provide first aid as needed
CERT DOES NOT:
  • Substitute for any 911 emergency services
  • Provide high level emergency medical care
  • Put out household fires
If you are interested in joining the CERT team, contact Jeff Brand or Tom Kalousek

Hurricane Season Is HERE!!
Create Your Hurricane Plan Today!

        • Do you go? Do you stay? Plan for both
        • Identify escape routes from home
        • Learn evacuation routes
        • Gather supplies for stay/leave options
        • Select out-of-state contact to call if separated
        • Make plans for pets
        • Discuss & practice plan with entire family!