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Knowing How to Help  

The City of Cupertino and the Santa Clara County Fire Department offer emergency preparedness and safety training classes to Cupertino residents. Businesses also can request on-site training for employees by contacting the City at 408.777.3335 or oes@cupertino.org.

Scroll down for info on classes and events, including Community Emergency Response Team training, CPR, AED and first aid classes, Personal Emergency Preparedness classes and Volunteer Events.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Course

 This course is primarily intended for individuals that live in Cupertino, Campbell, Saratoga, Los Gatos or Monte Sereno. For more info, contact the Santa Clara County Fire Department, 408.378.4010, communityoutreach@sccfd.org.   

2018 Class Schedule 
See Santa Clara County Fire Department site for details.

CPR, AED and First Aid Classes

 The Santa Clara County Fire Department offers American Heart Association hands only CPR/AED training (no certification, 90 minutes) and Heartsaver CPR/AED training (2-year certification, 4 hours).

Just In Time Disaster Training: The Disaster Resistant Communities Group provides an online library of training videos on disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

Personal Emergency Preparedness Classes

 The Santa Clara County Fire Department conducts a free, three-hour class on how to prepare yourself and your home for an emergency. See schedule below. For more info, contact the Fire Department, 408.378.4010, communityoutreach@sccfd.org.

2018 Class Schedule

Go to the Santa Clara County Fire Department website for details.

  • Campbell (January 6, 9-12pm)
  • Los Altos Hills (February 8, 6-9pm)
  • Cupertino (February 15, 6-9pm)
  • Los Gatos/Monte Sereno (April 18, 4-7pm)
  • Saratoga (April 28, 9-12pm)
  • Los Altos (May 9, 6-9pm)
  • Cupertino (June 14, 6-9pm)
  • Los Altos (August 23, 6-9pm)
  • Campbell (September 8, 9-12pm)
  • Los Gatos/Monte Sereno (September 13, 4-7pm)
  • Saratoga (December 4, 4-7pm)

A one-hour emergency preparedness class also can be presented to a group, neighborhood or school at its location or at the Cupertino Emergency Operations Center. A minimum of eight attendees is required. Contact the Cupertino Office of Emergency Services, 408.777.3335, OES@cupertino.org

Volunteer Events

Below is the current list of events for volunteer emergency responders. You also may sign up for and view events at the Volunteer Portal.  

Activity, Location, Recommended Attendees

Date

Starts

Ends

 Neighborhood Safety/Damage Assessment, City Hall 7-9 PM, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch
 1/15/2018  7:00 PM
 9:00 PM
 CPR/AED Certification, City Hall, FREE for Cupertino Volunteers CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch
 1/20/2018 9:00 AM
 1:00 PM
 START/TRIAGE Refresher, City Hall, CARES, CERT, MRC
 1/24/2018  7:00 PM
 9:00 PM
 CARES Preliminary Safety Assessment (PSA) Field Drill
 1/27/2018  8:00 AM
 9:00 AM

CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Social Room, CARES, CERT

 2/1/2018  7:30PM  9:00 PM
 Psychological First Aid Training, City Hall, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch
 2/8/2018  6:00 PM
 9:00 PM
 Citizen Corps Zone 4 (Lawson ARK) Field Exercise, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch
 2/11/2018  1:00 PM
 4:00 PM
 Introduction to SEMS, City Hall, Required CARES, CERT, MRC
 2/19/2018  7:00 PM
 9:00PM
 Backboard/Splinting Practice, City Hall, CERT, MRC
 2/22/2018  7:00 PM
 9:00 PM
 CARES Monthly Meeting, City Hall
 3/1/2018  7:30 PM
 9:00 PM
 MRC Monthly Training, City Hall, CERT, MRC
 3/7/2018  7:00 PM
 9:00 PM
 Taking Vital Signs and taking Blood Pressure Practice, City Hall, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch
 3/14/2018  7:00 PM
 9:00 PM
 Neighborhood Assessment and Status Reporting to you r local ARK,  City Hall, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch and your neighbors
 3/19/2018  7:00 PM
 9:00 PM
 Big Bunny Fun Run Event Support, CARES, CERT, MRC
 3/31/2018  7:15 AM
 11:15 AM
 Bandage and Splinting Practice, City Hall, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch
 4/4/2018  7:00 PM
 9:00 PM
 CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Community Center
 4/5/2018  7:30 PM
 9:00 PM
 Holi Festival Event Support First Aid Booth, Memorial Park
 4/7/2018  11:00 AM
 4:00 PM
 Animals in Disaster CERT Module 2, CERT, MRC
 4/8/2018  7:00 PM
 9:00 PM
 Psychological First Aid Training, City Hall, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch
 4/16/2018  7:00 PM
 9:00 PM
 Earth Day Event Support, First Aid Booth, City Hall, CERT, MRC
 4/21/2018  11:00 AM
 3:00 PM
 Earth Day Preparedness Booth, City Hall, CARES, CERT, MRC
 4/21/2018  11:00 AM
 3:00 PM
 Cherry Blossom Festival First Aid Booth, Memorial Park, CERT, MRC
 4/28/2018  10:00 AM
 5:00 PM
 Cherry Blossom Festival First Aid Booth, Memorial Park, CERT, MRC
 4/29/2018  10:00 AM
 5:00 PM
 Steering Committee, Blackberry Farm
 4/30/2018  6:30 PM
 8:00 PM
       
       

CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Social Room, CARES, CERT

2/2/2017

7:30 PM

9:00 PM

Psychological First Aid, Red Cross, Quinlan Community Center Music Room, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

2/8/2017

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

CARES Training

2/19/2017

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

"Potty Training",Quinlan Center, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch CANCELLED to berescheduled stay tuned

2/20/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

Backboard/Splinting, Quinlan Community Center Social Room, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch CANCELLED check for future dates

2/23/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Community Center Social Room

3/2/2017

7:30 PM

9:00 PM

CERT Academy Los Altos Hills

3/6-3/25

 

 

First Aid Certification, Creekside Park Building, FREE for Cupertino CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

3/11/2017

9:00 AM

11:00 AM

Taking vitals and use of blood pressure, Quinlan Community Center Craft Room, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

3/15/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

CARES Training

3/19/2017

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

Volunteer Check-In, Incident Report, Status and Mapping, Quinlan Center Social Room, CARES, CERT, MRC

3/20/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

County Fire, CERT Disaster Psychology, Quinlan Social Room, CERT

3/28/2017

6:30-PM

8:30 PM

Bandaging/Splinting,

4/5/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Community Social Room

4/6/2017

7:30 PM

9:00 PM

First Aid Booth at Holi Festival

4/8/2017

10:00 AM

5:00 PM

CERT Academy Saratoga

4/11-4/29

 

 

CARES/CERT Drill at Big Bunny 5K Run

4/15/2017

8:30 AM

11:00 AM

First Aid Booth at Big Bunny 5K Run

4/15/2017

8:30 AM

11:00 AM

CARES Training

4/16/2017

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

Psych First Aid, Quinlan Cupertino Room, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

4/17/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

Animals in Disaster, , CARES,CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

4/19/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

First Aid Booth at Cupertino Earth Day

4/22/2017

11:00 AM

3:00 PM

First Aid Booth at Cherry Blossom Festival

4/29/2017

10:00 AM

5:00 PM

First Aid Booth at Cherry Blossom Festival

4/30/2017

10:00 AM

5:00 PM

CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Community Social Room

5/4/2017

7:30 PM

9:00 PM

Cupertino Day Medical Support, CERT, MRC,

5/6/2017

10:00 AM

6:00 PM

Blood borne Pathogens, , CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

5/10/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

Infrastructure Safety Assessment Exercise, CARES, CERT

5/13/2017

TBD

 

First Aid Booth at World Journal Festival, CERT, MRC

5/13/2017

10:00 AM

6:00 PM

CERT-Community Hall

5/15/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

CPR/AED Certification, FREE for Cupertino CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

5/20/2017

9:00 AM

1:00 PM

CARES Training

5/21/2017

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

County Fire, Refresher Damage Assessment, Quinlan Social Room, CERT

5/23/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

CARES Monthly Meeting

6/1/2017

7:30 PM

9:00 PM

First Aid/Triage refresher, Thurs June 8, 2017, 7:00-9:00 PM

6/8/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

CERT Academy, Cupertino

6/12-7/8

 

 

CARES Training

6/18/2017

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

CERT-City Hall EOC, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood        Watch

6/19/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

MRC Forms Training, , CARES,CERT, MRC

6/21/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

Field Day, City Hall, CARES

6/24/2017

 

 

MRC Drill, Hyde ARK, CARES, CERT, MRC

6/24/2017

9:00 AM

1:00 PM

First Aid Booth, Independence Day Celebration, CERT, MRC

7/4/2017

7:00 AM

12:00 PM

MRC Outreach, Independence Day Celebration, CERT, MRC

7/4/2017

10:00 AM

5:00 PM

Taking vitals and use of blood pressure, , CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

7/13/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

CERT-City Hall EOC, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

7/17/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

First Aid Certifications, , CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch, FREE for Cupertino Volunteers, Pre-Registration required to              complete online course

7/29/2017

9:00 AM

11:00 AM

 National Night Out, CARES, CERT, MRC participate in neighborhood             activities or come to Target and help at the outreach booth

 8/1/201

 4:00 PM  6:00 PM

Blood borne Pathogens, City Hall EOC , CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

8/2/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

 CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Community Center  8/3/2017  7:30 PM  9:00 PM

First Aid Booth at Kids ‘N Fun Festival, CERT, MRC

8/12/2017

10:00 AM

5:00 PM

Incident Commander Just In Time Training, City Hall EOC, CARES, CERT,      MRC  

8/21/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

First Aid Booth at CEEF 5K Run, CERT, MRC

8/26/2017

8:00 AM

11:30 AM

First Aid/Triage refresher, , CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

9/6/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

 CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Community Center, CARES  9/7/2017  7:30 PM  9:00 PM

First Aid Booth at Silicon Valley Fall Festival, CERT, MRC

9/9/2017

10:00 AM

5:00 PM

CCC outreach at Silicon Valley Fall Festival, CARES, CERT, MRC

9/9/2017

10:00 AM

5:00 PM

 Urban Shield CERT Exercise, CERT members, you have a unique opportunity to participate in the Bay Area Urban Shield Exercise as a CERT participant; this is the first year that a CERT component is being implemented as part of this premiere annual Public Safety Exercise.  This link provides more information including how to register.  Sign up now if you would like to participate in this new CERT training exercise.  PRE REGISTER AT: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=3994&TargetID=333  9/92017  Pre-Register  

CERT Academy Los Altos

9/12-9/30

 

 

Citizen Corps Annual Exercise Orientation and review-City Hall EOC, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

9/18/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

CPR/AED Certification,City Hall EOC , CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders,      Neighborhood Watch, Pre-Registration required,                                             FREE for Cupertino Volunteers

9/23/2017

9:00 AM

1:00 PM

 Steering Committee Meeting, Quinlan Community Center,  9/25/2017  6:30 PM  8:00 PM

First Aid Booth at Diwali Festival, , CERT, MRC

9/30/2017

10:00 AM

5:00 PM

Backboard/Splinting Review and practice,City Hall EOC , CARES, CERT, MRC

10/4/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

 CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Community Center, CARES  10/5/2017  7:30 PM  9:00 PM

First Aid Booth at Tournament of Bands (Parade), CERT, MRC

10/14/2017

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

First Aid Booth at Tournament of Bands (Field Show), CERT, MRC

10/14/2017

4:00 PM

10:00 PM

 Citizen Corps Annual Exercise, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders,                 Neighborhood Watch (Save the date)  10/15/2017  8:00 AM  11:30 AM

CERT Academy, Los Gatos, Register with County Fire

10/16-11/4

 

 

Taking vitals and use of blood pressure, CANCELLED,

 

10/18/2017

 

 

 Steering Committee Meeting, Quinlan Community Center  10/30/2017  6:30 PM  8:00 PM
 CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Community Center, CARES  11/2/2017  7:30 PM  9:00 PM

Hero’s Run Event Support, CARES, CERT, MRC

11/4/2017

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Hero’s Run, Medical Support, CERT, MRC

11/4/2017

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Bandaging/Splinting refresher and practice, City Hall EOC , CARES, CERT,   MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

11/8/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

First Aid Certification, City Hall EOC , FREE for Cupertino Volunteers,         CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

11/18/2017

9:00 AM

11:00 AM

October Exercise Review-City Hall EOC, CARES, CERT, MRC, Block Leaders, Neighborhood Watch

11/20/2017

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

 Steering Committee Meeting, Quinlan Community Center  11/27/2017  6:30 PM  8:00 PM
 CARES Monthly Meeting, Quinlan Community Center, CARES  12/7/2017  7:30 PM  9:00 PM

Party, Appreciation, CARES, CERT, MRC

1/2018

6:30 PM

8:30 PM

 

Contact
408.777.3176, cert@cupertino.org