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Socorro County Keeps Citizens Safe and Informed with Everbridge Resident Alerts

posted Jul 24, 2015, 12:46 PM by DA Walsh   [ updated Jul 24, 2015, 12:47 PM ]
Residents and Businesses Can Sign Up to Receive Critical Communications and Emergency Alerts

Socorro County, is now working with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, to keep residents, staff and emergency personnel safe and informed with quick and reliable emergency notifications and public service announcements. The Socorro County will begin using Everbridge Resident Alerts to communicate with citizens and businesses during emergencies and other critical events. Residents are encouraged to register by going to the Socorro County Infonet and clicking the link to the Socorro County Citizens Alert System.

Socorro County will use the Everbridge emergency notification system to alert residents about a variety of events, ranging from severe weather, fires, floods and other emergencies, to more routine announcements, such as road closures and water utility maintenance. Messages will be sent to residents on their preferred contact paths—cell phone, SMS, home phone, email, fax, pager and more—to ensure real-time access to potentially lifesaving information. Residents listed in the Socorro County 911 database will be automatically subscribed to alerts by phone, but Everbridge allows citizens to self-register, provide additional contact information or opt out.

“A resilient, comprehensive critical communications system is an essential tool for Socorro County that need to notify thousands of residents and businesses rapidly and efficiently,” said Jaime Ellertson, CEO of Everbridge. “Everbridge is proud to have been selected by Socorro County as a critical component of its public safety and emergency response program.”

Register for Everbridge Resident Alerts now.

About Everbridge
Everbridge provides a unified critical communication suite that helps clients be better prepared, make better decisions, and respond quickly and confidently during disruptive events. When an incident happens, whether it’s a natural disaster or an IT service outage, we automate communications to ensure that the right messages get to the right people at the right time. Widely recognized by analysts as the market leader, Everbridge solutions are trusted by clients in all major industries and government sectors to connect with over 50 million people around the world. For more information about Everbridge, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, http://www.everbridge.com/blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook.
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