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Stop Identity Theft Program - Document On-Site Shredding Event

To help stop identity theft and as a service to our residents, the City of Murrieta City Clerk Department is hosting a FREE Document On-Site Shredding Event. The event will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. or until the truck is filled to capacity. Residents may bring up to FIVE banker-sized boxes per trip, to the back parking lot of City Hall.

Items that may be included are paper documents such as legal, medical, financial, tax, bank, photos, and credit card statements (no need to remove staples or paper clips). Residents may also bring credit cards and CDs. No businesses please.

For more information on this event, please call (951) 461-6013.

 

2018 Southwest Riverside County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Field Refresher Day

The Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) of Southwest Riverside County are coming together to host the 2018 Southwest Riverside County CERT Field Day on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Skyview Park, located at 31991 Roripaugh Valley Road, Temecula, CA 92591. The CERT Field Day promotes a partnering effort between emergency services and the people they serve in Southwest Riverside County to create more prepared, organized, and safer communities.

The CERT program is designed to teach communities the skills to react as a cohesive and valuable asset during emergency situations. In situations such as natural disasters, first responders’ primary focus is on those in immediate danger. Under direction of local emergency responders, CERT teams provide critical support by allowing trained members of the community to provide assistance to victims, organizing volunteers, and helping others that may be less impacted but still need help. The CERT Field Day will provide CERT members an opportunity to refresh their skills by participating in exercises and activities. Specifically, the Field Day is comprised of training on medical disaster triage, fire suppression, field search techniques, and scene size-up.

The 2018 CERT Field Day is coordinated by the cities of Temecula and Murrieta and the Riverside County Emergency Management Department.

For more information about the Field Day or CERTs, please contact: CQuigley@murrietaca.gov or Matthew.Hayes@fire.ca.gov.

About CERT: The Federal Emergency Management Agency began promoting nationwide use of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) concepts in 1994. CERT training promotes a partnering effort between emergency services and the people that they serve. The goal is for emergency personnel to train members of neighborhoods, community organizations, or workplaces in basic response skills. CERT members are then integrated into the emergency response capability for their area.

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