CPR and First Aid classes are crucial to our community. Our community members able to recognize cardiac arrest and start effective compressions prior to the arrival of first responders, which is critical to the survival of the patient. To learn more about CPR/FIRST aid program or to sign up for a class click here.
Safe Babysitter classes are offered for children that plan to start babysitting in the community. The class covers basic first aid and safety as well as business building tools. At the end of each course each participant will receive a certificate of completion from Rock Community Fire Protection District. To learn more about the Safe Babysitter program or to sign up for a class click here.
Students learn to protect themselves, their family, and their friends in case of disaster. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program is a national program of student volunteers trained in disaster preparedness and emergency response. Through Teen CERT, students can serve their community and help take care of their school and home. Currently, we maintain Teen CERT teams with most of our private schools and public Middle Schools and High Schools with a total of 6 Teen CERT Teams with 10-25 students on each team. To learn more about the Teen CERT program.
Student tools for emergency preparedness (STEP)
Using a FEMA based program that is designed for 3rd graders, students learn all around emergency/disaster preparedness. Students learn skills to be better prepared for disasters that can possibly happen in our area and what to do when emergencies or disasters happen. Currently, we visit most 3rd grade classes bi-monthly. Each month there is a different topic, usually related to the topic of the month set by FEMA, for more information about the STEP program.
Fire Extinguisher Trainings
Knowing how to properly use and care for a fire extinguisher can be vital during a disaster. During this training participants will be taught how to use a fire extinguisher using the P.A.S.S. method as well as how to properly care for and store a fire extinguisher.
Working together community members can reduce the risk of fire thus protecting the lives, welfare, and economic vitality of our community. We achieve this by providing public fire safety education. During the month of October we visit our local schools to discuss fire safety and prevention. Some of the topics that are covered are, stop drop and roll, evacuation plans, and what to do in case of a fire emergency in school or home. You may see representatives from Rock Community Fire Protection District out and about in the community at various festivals where you can find more information about fire prevention. To learn more about the fire prevention click here.