Hall County is now using the Citizen's Alert System to communicate with thousands of businesses and residents in minutes in the event of an emergency. The Citizen's Alert System is powered by Everbridge, an industry-leading interactive communication and mass notification solutions provider that helps organizations save lives, manage critical activities, and improve the efficiency of daily operations.
Sending Alert Messages
With the Citizen's Alert System, Hall County will be able to alert residents about severe weather, fires, floods, toxic environmental issues and in-process violent crimes. Messages can be sent to individuals using a variety of contact mechanisms:
This ensures that residents and Hall County staff receive life-saving emergency information and important public service announcements in minutes.
Subscribing & Unsubscribing to Alerts
Citizens listed in the county's 911 database or in the white pages of the phone book will be automatically subscribed to alerts by landline, though any individual may self-register, provide additional contact information or opt out. In addition, Hall County plans to use the Citizen's Alert System to notify residents about other important activities, such as road closures and water utility maintenance.