Emergency training company offers disaster preparedness course

Colorado Emergency Training Services will offer a Disaster Preparedness Basics training from 2 – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 3041 Jet Wing Dr.  This free event will focus on how to pack mobile disaster kits, how to plan prior to an occurrence, and understanding disasters and their effects on the community.

Attendees can expect an afternoon filled with strategic emergency tactics, diverse instructor experiences and resilient planning expertise, according to a news release.

The seminar will be taught by Gabriel Watton, CEO and chief instructor for Colorado Emergency Training. An active-duty combat medic, Watton also works at Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson.

“We offer a wide range of training,” said Communications Manager Jennifer Watton, in a phone interview. “We offer CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) for first responders and healthcare providers, babysitter first aid, wilderness first aid and training in (dealing with) blood-borne pathogens.”

To register, visit the Colorado Emergency Training Service website.