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Seacoast CERT

Seacost Public Health Network
Date last updated: Jun 22, 2017

General Information

Month and year the CERT Program was started: March 2010

Geographic Area: EAST KINGSTON (Local) (03827)
EPPING (Local) (03042)
EXETER (Local) (03833)
FREMONT (Local) (03044)
GREENLAND (Local) (03840)
HAMPTON (Local) (03842, 03843)
HAMPTON FALLS (Local) (03844)
KINGSTON (Local) (03848)
NEW CASTLE (Local) (03854)
NEWFIELDS (Local) (03856)
NEWINGTON (Local) (03805)
NEWMARKET (Local) (03857)
NEWTON (Local) (03858)
NEWTON JUNCTION (Local) (03859)
NORTH HAMPTON (Local) (03862)
NOTTINGHAM (Local) (03290)
PORTSMOUTH (Local) (03801, 03802, 03803, 03804)
RAYMOND (Local) (03077)
RYE (Local) (03870)
SEABROOK (Local) (03874)
SOUTH HAMPTON (Local) (03827)
STRATHAM (Local) (03885)

Point of Contact:
Mary Cook
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Manager
Seacoast Public Health Region
128 State Route 27
Raymond, NH 03077

(603) 244-7311


On average, this CERT Program conducts the CERT Basic Training Course 2 times a year.

Number of CERT classes that have graduated since the program started: 14

Number of individuals who have completed CERT Basic Training Course since the program started: 160

Local CERT Programs offer training to the general public and/or to particular groups in the community. This CERT Program holds classes for the following groups:

  • General public / Open classes

  • Government groups

  • Faith-based organizations

Language(s) in which the program conducts CERT training:

  • English

Supplemental Training

Does this program offer or require supplemental training in addition to the CERT Basic Training Course? Yes

Supplemental training conducted, recommended, and/or required for CERT members:

  • IS-100.a Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)

  • IS-200.a ICS for Single Resources

  • IS-700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

  • Amateur radio operation

  • Animals in emergencies (training other than CERT Animal Response modules)

  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Automatic External Defibrillation (AED)

  • Additional damage assessment

  • Basic first aid

  • Additional Incident Command System (ICS)

  • Mass care

  • Shelter operations/management


CERT in Action


Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual emergencies:1

Types of emergencies/disasters to which the CERTs have responded:

  • Other - Police Officer shooting

Activities During Emergencies

Activities conducted by CERTs during past emergencies:

  • Staffing shelters

Non-Emergency Functions

Non-emergency functions performed by CERT members:

  • Support emergency planning, exercises, and drills in the community, including for neighborhoods, schools, and businesses

Additional CERT Program Information