Team to prep for animal emergencies


Mayor Gary W. Starr welcomes the members of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and animal rescue professionals to a training event that will be held here in Middleburg Heights on Saturday, January 19. The event is sponsored by Southwest General Hospital.

Participants will conduct emergency situation practice exercises for the purpose of preparing for an actual emergency.

This training will include animal issues and emergency management, animal emergency management functions, disaster planning for animals and general animal behavior.