We have only 1 slot available for our upcoming EARLY SPRING CERT BASIC CLASS. Sign up now at the link below. As for the LATE SPRING CERT BASIC CLASS, there are only a couple of slots open for that. We

Thank You, Team Rubicon!

MDVOAD members help with traffic control,

Team Rubicon has come to help backfill at a critical junction, literally. Maryland Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (MD VOAD) members, Anne Arundel – Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (AAACERT) and Team Rubicon have teamed up to support pedestrian and

A member of AAACERT applies his newly learned CPR skills during the testing phase of the class. WHAT DO YOU DO? You’re at home, work, or simply grocery shopping. You hear screaming and see someone bleeding badly from the arm

CERT Basic Classes NOW OPEN

Our CERT Basic classes in March and April are now open. Due to COVID-19 precautions, space is very limited so sign up quickly. The Basic CERT class is approximately 24 hours of instruction in basic disaster skills over 4 days.

Did You Know…?

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Did you know AAACERT has a YouTube channel? Check us out and be sure to subscribe to be notified when new videos are uploaded. Right now we have a few older videos and one new one from this year’s SPCA

AAACERT members in safety vests hold boxes full of food; a car has pulled up and the door is open to receive food.

AAACERT member (green hat) assist with food distribution. AAACERT was and is honored to support Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Anne Arundel County Department of Aging & Disabilities, and our fellow citizens of #AnneArundel County with a

Introducing…Our New Site!

AAACERT is proud to announce our newly redesigned website. We hope this site helps visitors more easily navigate to the information they need while providing more information on the activities of Anne Arundel-Annapolis CERT. Visit the new site; then tell

Image of front and back of challenge coin. Front: Anne Arundel-Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team COVID-19; Back: Anne Arundel CERT Serving Our Communities 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

The front and back of the challenge coin issued to AAACERT members who have served as part of the COVID-19 pandemic response. (Photo: AAACERT) The Anne Arundel-Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (AAACERT) conducted its annual meeting on Nov. 18, 2020.

Congratulations to the November 2020 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic training class. The class underwent its training and final exercise at the Anne Arundel County Fire Training Academy in Millersville, MD. This training group had the extra challenge of

AAACERT member Neal Anders provides parking directions to family members of a graduating firefighter before Firefighter Recruit Class #60 graduation ceremony. Anne Arundel-Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (AAACERT) provided traffic support to honor and assist the Anne Arundel Fire Training

Simulation exercise participants including graduating members, volunteer proctors, volunteer survivors, and an Anne Arundel County Police Officer following the final simulation exercise. Congratulations to the October 2020 Basic Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class. The class underwent its training and

https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/erg/emergency-response-guidebook-erg When we’re driving the highways and byways, we often see trucks with ominous signs that have numbers below the image. What do these signs mean? What should we do if there is an accident involving one of these vehicles?

Members Take Traffic Training

AAACERT President Bruce Morgenstern and Coordinator Joe Dorffner prepare AAACERT active members for traffic control training. Members of the Anne Arundel-Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (AAACERT) underwent Traffic Control training on Oct. 9, at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold.

AAACERT members Joseph and Rosy Dorffner pause while serving Annapolis, May 30. Members Greg Burch, Joseph Whitworth, and Laurie Goodell (not pictured) also served that day in the state capital city. Anne Arundel-Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (AAACERT) members are

AAACERT Coordinator Joe Dorffner, AAACERT President Bruce Morgenstern, Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley, and Pastor Sheryl D. Menendez at the food distribution on April 27 at the Pip Moyer Recreation Center in Annapolis. The City of Annapolis Office of Emergency Management

Twenty-five Anne Arundel-Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (AAACERT) members have contributed more than 625 hours of volunteer service to the county and to the City of Annapolis, supporting the response to COVID-19 in the past month. April is National Volunteer

NOTE:  THIS IS NOT AN ACTIVATION OR FUNCTION OF AAACERT.  IT IS A REQUEST FROM A NON-PROFIT FOR VOLUNTEER SUPPORT. If you choose to volunteer, please follow the directions below. VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT: Support to non-profit extended Homeless Shelter (Crownsville/Annapolis Area)

When you hear something on social media about the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, it’s important to consider who is making the statement or suggestion, what they are asking you to do, and what is the evidence for their suggested

The Anne Arundel – Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (AAACERT), during the current COVID-19 situation, has been assisting the the Anne Arundel Office of Emergency Management in numerous positions. AAACERT trained members have been helping as Call Takers in the

AAACERT hosted its first online training via Zoom on March 25, 2020, on the topic of emergency sanitation and hygiene. President Bruce Morgenstern welcomed participants and explained that AAACERT is using this interactive video platform to practice safe social distancing