Burlington will test its emergency alert system today

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Published December 14, 2023 at 10:23 am

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The City of Burlington will be testing its public notification system for community emergencies will take place today.

At 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, subscribers will receive a test notification through the communication methods they have selected. This could be any combination of email, text or phone (voice).

The test notification message will identify that it is a test and no action is required. Subscribers will also not be asked to provide any personal information relating to the test notification.

Alert Burlington is Burlington’s public notification system for community emergencies. Residents and anyone who works within Burlington are encouraged to subscribe to the free community alert service.

When a community emergency is possible or has already happened, important messages will be sent by text, email or recorded phone message to anyone who subscribes and lives or works within the affected area. Messages can also be sent out in various languages.

To register, you will be asked to create an account with your name, address and mobile phone number, land-line phone number and/or email.

It is recommended that anyone who is registered log-in once a year to ensure their contact information is accurate.

For more information, or to register for Alert Burlington, visit here.

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