Oakland CORE

Oakland CORE Communities of Oakland Respond to Emergencies (CORE) is a free emergency preparedness and response training program of the Oakland Fire Department.

CORE is a nationally recognized Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program. For individuals who are not Oakland residents, you can identify similar programs near your zip code by visiting www.citizencorps.gov/cert.

Mission: The mission of CORE is to promote the spirit of neighbor helping neighbor and to provide the highest quality emergency and disaster prevention, preparedness and response training.

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In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames. Take ti...
12/14/2018
CORE Tip of the Week: Holiday Home Safety

In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames. Take time today, to be sure everyone knows what to do in case of fire. Test all smoke and carbon monoxide detectors monthly to ensure they are working properly.

Air quality in Oakland is unhealthy. People w/ heart/lung disease, older adults, children & teens: Avoid strenuous outdo...
11/09/2018
CORE Tip of the Week: Air Quality in Oakland is Unhealthy

Air quality in Oakland is unhealthy.
People w/ heart/lung disease, older adults, children & teens: Avoid strenuous outdoor activities. Keep outdoor activities short; Consider moving physical activities indoors or rescheduling them. For more info: https://airnow.gov/

As of 7:00 a.m. November 9, the Air Quality Index is in the “unhealthy” range, which means that everyone should limit prolonged outdoor activities.

It takes a Community to Protect a Community. We can all help keep our communities safe by paying attention to our surrou...
10/26/2018
CORE Tip of the Week: See Something Say Something

It takes a Community to Protect a Community. We can all help keep our communities safe by paying attention to our surroundings and reporting suspicious activity to local law enforcement. Informed, alert communities play a critical role in keeping our nation safe.

If a disaster strikes, having insurance for your home or business property is the best way to ensure you will have the n...
09/14/2018
CORE Tip of the Week: Document and Insure - Check Your Coverage

If a disaster strikes, having insurance for your home or business property is the best way to ensure you will have the necessary financial resources to help you repair, rebuild, or replace whatever is damaged.

United Policyholders at www.uphelp.org Download and use the free UPHelp Home Inventory app in theiTunes Store and Google Play Store

Organize a neighborhood block party, that brings neighbors together. We can all help keep our communities safe by paying...
07/27/2018
CORE Tip of the Week: Celebrate National Night Out

Organize a neighborhood block party, that brings neighbors together. We can all help keep our communities safe by paying attention to our surroundings and reporting suspicious activity to local law enforcement.

CONGRATULATIONS! To our recent CORE III Graduates. Over seventy CORE Volunteers and OFD staff participated in this weeke...
06/25/2018

CONGRATULATIONS!
To our recent CORE III Graduates. Over seventy CORE Volunteers and OFD staff participated in this weekend's CORE III Training Session. Thank you all for your time and dedication to the CORE Program and for making a difference in our community!

CORE Neighborhood Groups Invite your Neighbors!Please Join Us forOakland CORE Program’s 5th AnnualSimulated Disaster Exe...
05/22/2018
CORE 5th Annual Disaster Exercise

CORE Neighborhood Groups Invite your Neighbors!
Please Join Us for
Oakland CORE Program’s 5th Annual
Simulated Disaster Exercise
Saturday, June 9,2018

First On Scene—Stop the Bleed Training The Oakland Fire Department CORE Program in partnership with Alameda County Public Health Medical Reserve Corp are offering a First On Scene - “Stop the Bleed” training and exercise.

Help Prevent Wildfires
05/18/2018
CORE Tip of the Week: Reduce Wildfire Risk

Help Prevent Wildfires

In an ongoing effort to reduce the threat and devastating effects of wildfires in the Oakland hills, the Oakland Fire Department today released a Draft Vegetation Management Plan (VMP) for public review and comment during a 30-day comment period that runs from May 11 – June 11, 2018.

CORE Class in session during the earthquake! They knew just what to do!!
05/15/2018

CORE Class in session during the earthquake! They knew just what to do!!

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Oakland, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 09:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 09:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:30
Thursday 09:30 - 17:30
Friday 09:30 - 17:30

Telephone

510-238-6351

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