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Highlands CERT

Cal Fire
Date last updated: May 18, 2016

General Information

Month and year the CERT Program was started: January 2011

Geographic Area: SAN MATEO (Local) (94401, 94402, 94403, 94404, 94497)

Point of Contact:
Tricia Hall
CERT Coordinator
Highlands Recreation District
1851 Lexington Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94402

(650) 341-4251


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: 3

Number of individuals who have completed CERT Basic Training Course since the program started: 80

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

  • Specific neighborhood groups

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? No


CERT in Action


Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual emergencies:0

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

  • Not Applicable

Activities During Emergencies

Activities conducted by CERTs during past emergencies:

  • Not Applicable

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