This is just a test!
From approximately 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Office of Emergency Planning’s CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) program will be conducting a training exercise at the East 204th Street underpass between Valentine and Villa Avenues. Please note that pedestrian and vehicular access will not be allowed through the underpass during the exercise. Please do not be alarmed by any training or exercises being held, they are intended to benefit the public's safety.
According to CERT's website, the "Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations."
If you have any questions regarding this matter, please feel free to contact District Manager, Fernando Tirado of the Community Board 7 at - (718) 933-5650 / 51.