CERT is a proud partner of Citizen Corps and the effort to have everyone in America prepare, train, and volunteer.
Month and year the CERT Program was started:
WEST HARTFORD (Local) (06107, 06110, 06117, 06119, 06127, 06133, 06137)
Point of Contact:
Fire Chief/Emergency Management Director
West Hartford Fire Department
95 Raymond Road
West Hartford, CT
On average, this CERT Program conducts the CERT
Basic Training Course
time a year.
Number of CERT classes that have graduated
since the program started: 2
Number of individuals who have completed CERT
Basic Training Course since the program started:
A total of 21 CERTs have participated in 2 medical emergency/strategic national stockpile exercises for emergency personnel.
A total of 11 CERTs have participated in 1 CERT-specific exercise.
Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual
The West Hartford CERT Program provides services including: serving as a statewide emergency response unit for site issuance of identification at disasters; security and control entry functions; trained as unit leaders for spontaneous volunteers; operational support for AM1630 emergency radio; emergency response trainers in the subject area of special/functional needs citizens; message technicians for the EOC; and as foreign language experts in multiple languages.