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July 13, 2021 7:50 AM

What will be accomplished from conducting the exercise?

What will be accomplished from conducting the exercise?

What will be accomplished from conducting the exercise? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information
  • The Sonoma County Alert System (SoCoAlert) exercise will let emergency officials compare how two alert and warning system providers (CodeRED and Everbridge) perform in reaching residents of two areas east of Highway 101 in Santa Rosa.
  • The exercise also will be a live test of the Non-Weather Emergency Message system to ensure the system is fully functional, as well as to educate the public about NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Weather Radios as an auxiliary alerting system. The Non-Weather Emergency Message portion of the exercise will be broadcast to all of Sonoma County.
  • The public will know more about alert and warning capabilities and limitations.
  • Residents will sign up for SoCoAlert.
  • Residents will learn about the value of NOAA Weather Radios and how to obtain a radio.
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