July General Meeting – THIS Friday at the Webster First Station #1

Just a friendly reminder that this Thursday, July 24th is our Monthly General Meeting and we’re getting a hands on 1st Aid & Trauma Treatment refresher from our very own Don Gilsepie and Bob Rivesman!

Date: 07/24/14

Time: 7pm

Location: Webster First Station #1 ( 18300 State Hwy 3; Webster, TX 77598 )

Below you’ll find the agenda.

We look forward to seeing you Thursday!

If you have any games to donate for our Shelter Kit, please bring them Thursday night for collection :)

——————- AGENDA ——————

Because one of the most important elements of First Aidin an emergency setting is Triage, we are going to review the Primary Assessment of a victim.




C-Control Bleeding


E-Exposure– Environmental Control

CONSCIOUS Victim (Complete Head to Toe Exam)

ABCDE (see above)


S-Signs and Symptoms



P-Past Medical History

L-Last Oral Intake – Food – Pills – Drugs

E-Events leading up to injury


D- Deformities

O- Open Injuries

T- Tenderness

S- Swelling


T- Temperature

P- Pulse

R- Respiration

Hands on Primary Assessment


Be Safe,

Jenna Contenta – KF5KDQ


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Next CERT Training Class in Seabrook – Tell you friends!

Tell your friends and family!

The next CERT training class in Seabrook will be held each Thursday, beginning Oct. 2, 2014, at the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Station, 6:30-9:30 pm.  Graduates receive the CERT backpack with medical kit, hard hat, gloves and tools.

For more information about BayCERT and the upcoming class, contact BayCERT@gmail.com , or call 281-326-5644.  For information about CERT go to www.BayCERT.org .

Share our Flyer! 100214 Seabrook CERT Flyer

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BayCERT General Meeting Minutes

The meeting minutes are up! 06-26-14 BayCERT Monthly Meeting Minutes

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Volunteers Needed for 4th of July

The City of Seabrook is planning its annual Children’s 4th of July Parade and Party at Meador Park and is in need of volunteers to help with the games and rides for about an hour and a half.

Also, BayCERT has an information table to distribute CERT information at the event. If you can help with our table or the rides please let me know at your earliest convenience. The Parade starts at 10.

Ronica Hall

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Donations Requested for Shelter Events – Games

Members, we are in need of games such as Monopoly Empire, Life, cards, poker chips, activities for our young “disaster drill victims”. This became evident at our recent Shelter Management Drill, May 29, at the Seabrook Community House. We had approximately 15 teenagers who needed something to do while waiting. Activities for smaller children are needed also.

Please let me know if you can contribute.


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Change!! Hurricane Preparedness NEW DATES !!

The Texas Department of Public Safety Hurricane Preparedness exercise at Ellington Field, Friday, May 30, 2014 has been cancelled. It will be held June 26 and 27

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BayCERT Volunteer Opportunity, (NEW DATES)


We only have 5 people (Ronica, Kim G, Trisha, Frank P and Brian W) confirmed to support this event on June 26&27 and we’re hoping to supply a large number of volunteers for this very rare and prestigious event.

———– Original Message ———–

For the past two years, the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management has hosted a highly successful and exciting one-day showcase and exercise as part of Hurricane Preparedness Week to highlight state response assets. This year the event has been expanded to include local resources. They are inviting BayCERT members to attend this year’s event at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston, Texas, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014. The team would need to be in place by 7am; and are in need of 20 – 24 volunteers! Since 2012, the showcase and exercise has provided an extremely effective avenue for highlighting the emergency management community’s scope of response capabilities and resources to the media, legislators, and legislative staff.

If you need more information, please contact Emergency Management Coordinator, Joe Ferro at (281) 316-3712.

Only if you are interested, please email baycert@gmail.org


Be Safe,

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Seabrook Hurricane Preparedness Seminar on Thu, May 22nd at 7pm

THURSDAY, May 22, 2014, 7 pm.   In lieu of our monthly meeting,  BayCERT members are asked to attend the Seabrook Hurricane Preparedness Seminar at the Seabrook City Hall, 1700 First St. at 7 pm.  Dan Riley with the National Weather Service will discuss the upcoming hurricane season.  BayCERT will have display table with BayCERT information.

Please join the Facebook Notification or email at ronicahall@hotmail.com to participate.

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SEHC Annual Hurricane Workshop BayCERT Booth on Sat, May 24th at 10am

SATURDAY, May 24, 2014, 10-2,  2014 Southeast Harris County Annual Hurricane Workshop and Southeast Regional Local Emergency Planning Committee Community Health and Safety Fair.  This is a huge event at the Pasadena Convention Center.  Tim Heller from KTRK, Channel 13 will be the keynote speaker.  BayCERT will have a booth with CERT information. Volunteers are needed to man our booth.  If you are available from 10 to 12 or 12 to 2 please let me know. We need at least two members for each shift.  This is a very informative and enjoyable seminar.

Please email ronicahall@hotmail.com if you plan to participate. She will be there and setup about 9am.

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BayCERT Shelter Management Drill on Thursday, May 29th at 6:30pm

THURSDAY,  May 29, 2014,  6:30-9 pm.  BayCERT is holding a Shelter Management drill with the American Red Cross at the Seabrook Community House, 1210 Anders.  This is a major event for our team and the opportunity to learn and practice Red Cross Shelter Management skills.  Citizens of Seabrook have been asked to volunteer as displaced victims of an apartment fire.  All BayCERT members are urged to attend, as a victim or shelter worker.  Our CERT team has been called to open and manage a shelter on two occasions and drills are essential to provide quality care.  Please plan to attend the drill, if only as an observer.  If you or someone you know would like to be a victim please contact me  ronicahall@hotmail.com … ALL VICTIM PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCED.

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