Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Resources:

Get Trained! Training is available through various agencies:

  • American Red Cross - Oregon Trail Chapter
  • CERT - Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)- Contact your nearest, or most convenient, CERT group:
Map Your Neighborhood is a free training that was created to foster community resilience. It is provided by Washington County Sheriff's Office and the cities of Beaverton, Hillsboro and Tigard Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs):

Medical Reserve Corps - Healthcare volunteers provide free trainings for the community. Topics include Stop the Bleed, Hands Only CPR, Emergency Preparedness, Red Cross Pillowcase Project, Disaster Sanitation and other public health issues. Let us know what you need!

Learn More! Get prepared and help others prepare; share informational resources.

  • Play the Shakeout game and learn how to ready your home an earthquake.
  • Make a Plan and Get a Kit - FEMA Website.
  • Watch a video created by the Mayo Clinic about Continuous Chest Compression CPR.
  • Stop the Bleed - Learn how to stop severe bleeding to save a life. (Warning - Graphic images)
  • Until Help Arrives - You are the help until first responders arrive. Learn what you can do to help others stay safe until help arrives.