Northwest Orange County residents have an opportunity to register for a new emergency preparedness training class hosted by West Orange County CERT.

Cypress Police urge residents to sign up for emergency training

Learn disaster response skills by attending the West Orange County CERT Basic Academy.

Skills learned in this 20-hour FEMA course can be used immediately to assist your family, your neighborhood, and your business and may help you handle emergencies until first responders arrive.

Training begins on Friday, September 30.

For additional course and registration details, visit or call 714-229-6625.

The article above was released by the Cypress Police Department.