The City of Portland introduced today a new tool to quickly notify individuals, families, offices, and places of business in and around the City of Portland of major service disruptions, impending emergencies, disasters, or recovery efforts.
The City of Portland Office of Emergency Management (POEM) unveiled the PublicAlerts system that will allow city officials the ability to rapidly notify residents and businesses with time sensitive information. This web based system has the capability to distribute information via telephone, email, and SMS text messaging.
Individuals, families, offices, and places of business in and around the City of Portland are encouraged to register for this free service at http://www.publicalerts.org/. The information you provide is protected and confidential.
Please take the time now to register yourself and make sure to notify your friends, neighbors, and coworkers about it this emergency notification alert system.
April 5, 2010