Town of Lincoln Announces Lincoln Community Notification System to Keep Community Informed During Emergency Situations
Public Safety Officials Encourage Residents to Sign Up For Local Emergency Notifications To Be Better Prepared for an Emergency
Public safety officials in Lincoln are excited to announce that Lincoln Community Notification System is now available to all residents. Lincoln Community Notification System is a free service that allows individuals to sign up for notifications sent from state and local authorities. Lincoln Community Notification System keeps residents and travelers informed on potentially hazardous situations involving weather, traffic and other emergencies.
"Lincoln Community Notification System enables authorities to notify the community in real time,” said Melissa During, Supervisor. “This service allows for critical communication with the public and provides individuals with the information needed to stay safe or take precautions during hazardous or emergency situations.”
Lincoln Community Notification System enables residents and travelers to Lincoln, NY to sign up for free at https://www.smart911.com/smart911/ref/reg.action?pa=lincolnny to receive timely and actionable emergency alerts via email, text or voice message. They can also identify when and how they are alerted and communicated with before, during, and after emergencies.
Lincoln residents and travelers can also download the Smart911 app to sign up for Lincoln Community Notification System to receive key information needed in an emergency. The Smart911 app provides enhanced functionality by sending targeted alerts based on the user’s location. Smart911 app users will receive the highest priority National Weather Service alerts including tornado warnings, flash flood warnings, and severe thunderstorm warnings based on their real-time location. Download the Smart911 App on the Apple Store or Google Play or by texting “Smart911” to 67283.
“Community members will receive notifications that will improve safety in our city and help inform residents of potentially lifesaving actions they may need to take in an emergency,” said Melissa During, Supervisor. “The information sent out by Lincoln Community Notification System through emergency notifications allows both residents and first responders to be better informed in an emergency situation.”
“When authorities have information about a situation, such as storm or emergency, they can be more effective in providing information to the public and appropriate assistance,” said Melissa During, Supervisor “We encourage all members of our community and their families’ sign up for Lincoln Community Notification System in order to be prepared should an emergency occur.”
Community members are encouraged to sign up for Lincoln Community Notification System and input their information and notification preferences today at https://www.smart911.com/smart911/ref/reg.action?pa=lincolnny or in the Smart911 app.