By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

CodeRed alert system to start on trial basis

WORLAND – On Tuesday, Washakie County Emergency Management Director Jeff Schweighart briefed the Washakie County Commission on the opportunity to trial test a new advance warning system for the county, to work alongside the current Rapid Notify system used by county dispatch.

 

January 19, 2018



WORLAND – On Tuesday, Washakie County Emergency Management Director Jeff Schweighart briefed the Washakie County Commission on the opportunity to trial test a new advance warning system for the county, to work alongside the current Rapid Notify system used by county dispatch.

Covered by a grant from the state, the $4,400 subscription package would enable residents to be notified, via cell phone application, of weather, chemical, police, fire, Homeland Security and emergency Warning System emergencies, with a feature that can target residents in a specific area for evacuation.

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