According to this year’s Campus Safety Emergency Notification Survey, nearly three in four survey respondents didn’t have challenges with their mass notification solutions, and only 3% said they experienced many pandemic-related problems with their systems.
Mass notification systems went from being a tool used to communicate about an immediate threat on campus, to a primary tool for providing operational updates to people students and staff whether they were on campus or remote.
Enhance alerting and incident management by reaching people in the applications they are using on a regular basis
During this webcast, Pat Scheckel from Singlewire Software will talk with Ken Howard from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints about the strategies he uses to get the maximum reach available for his mass notifications.
‘Enhancing Safety and Communication in K-12 Schools: A 12-Month Guide,’ provides a detailed outline of the entire school year to advise on leading practices and steps you can take to make sure everyone is informed about emergencies.
By connecting IoT devices to a mass notification system, campuses can automatically lock doors and send alerts by pushing the same button.
However, compared to previous Campus Safety Emergency Notification studies, fewer are doing so than before. Are some campuses not making alert systems a high enough priority?
With many students and employees studying or working from home, alert systems help campus leaders share vital information.
Organizations that leverage mass notifications can take advantage of a number of benefits that will help keep students and staff informed about ongoing COVID-19 developments, expectations and when campus operations will return to normal.
Learn how tools like mass notification systems coupled with the right emergency communication plan can help your organization achieve the speed and reach it needs to keep everyone safe and informed.