FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2012
Contact: Howard Sutter, (714) 834-6203, Howard.Sutter@ocgov.com
Residents Encouraged to Register for Regional Test of AlertOC
(Santa Ana, CA) — As part of the third annual test of the County’s regional mass notification system – AlertOC – more than two million Orange County residents will receive a call at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 20th.
The test will be held in conjunction with National Preparedness Month, and will replicate a large scale, multi-jurisdictional emergency requiring thousands of numbers to be called simultaneously across 24 cities and unincorporated areas. The phone message will urge all residents to prepare for real-life emergencies by registering their contact information at www.AlertOC.com for the best chance to receive vital, timely information when away from home. Continue reading