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College, Red Cross hold shelter training

Events over next two weekends

The Daily Astorian

Published on September 19, 2017 3:18PM

Clatsop Community College and the American Red Cross are partnering to hold two classes on establishing shelters.

“Comprehensive Shelter Training” is a 20-hour series of classes spanning the next two weekends. Classes cover basic food safety, psychological first aid, serving people with functional and access needs and basic shelter setup and operations.

An afternoon session Oct. 1 will be a simulation exercise designed to practice the skills learned during the course. Local Red Cross volunteers and emergency preparation groups will attend the simulation to meet and work with new volunteers and to assist with the simulation.

The classes will be held in Towler Hall Room 310 on Clatsop Community College’s main campus at 1651 Lexington Ave. Register by calling 503-338-2402 or at

September is National Preparedness Month.


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