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City: Receive emergency notifications on your cellphone


Last updated 3/10/2022 at 10:16am

Snohomish County has adopted a new emergency notification system called Smart 911 that allows residents to receive local emergency alert and warning notifications with critical news and information to their cellphones that is specific to their home address.

This new alerting system has far greater capability than the previous version.

"In the event of an emergency or disaster, being able to communicate actionable information directly to Edmonds residents will save lives," said Edmond Mayor Mike Nelson.

Smart 911 allows residents to sign up for emergency and disaster alerts specific to the...

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