Emergency Alerts

Read: Panic Buttons Aren’t Just for Active Shooters

Panic Buttons Aren’t Just for Active Shooters

A school security director opens up about how his district’s panic button solution is used for so much more than active shooter incidents.

Read: Badge Messenger Addresses School Security Alert Technology Challenges

Badge Messenger Addresses School Security Alert Technology Challenges

The alert system doesn’t require WiFi or cellular service, and communication is encrypted and takes place on its own wireless network.

Read: Pasco County (Fla.) Schools Outline New Security Upgrades

Pasco County (Fla.) Schools Outline New Security Upgrades

Improvements include fencing, security cameras, window security film, video doorbell systems, and an emergency alert system, among others.

Read: 5 Ways Audible and Visual Messaging Systems Foster Healthy Schools Post-COVID19

5 Ways Audible and Visual Messaging Systems Foster Healthy Schools Post-COVID19

The CDC recommends school administrators enhance communications systems as they prepare to reopen. Here are five ways messaging can help ensure a safer return.

Read: Survey: Nearly 3 in 4 Campuses Use Multiple Emergency Notification Systems

Survey: Nearly 3 in 4 Campuses Use Multiple Emergency Notification Systems

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?

Read: COVID-19 Sample Notifications for K-12 and College Campuses

COVID-19 Sample Notifications for K-12 and College Campuses

These scenario-based notifications, provided by an attorney, include sample messaging for if someone in your campus community tests positive for the virus.

Read: Massachusetts Selects Everbridge as Its Statewide Mass Notification Provider

Massachusetts Selects Everbridge as Its Statewide Mass Notification Provider

Everbridge’s cricial event management software will be used to power COMMalert, the state’s emergency alerting program.

Read: Integrating Your Mass Notification System to Provide the Greatest Reach

Integrating Your Mass Notification System to Provide the Greatest Reach

Although cell phones have become incredibly useful mass notification tools, emergency managers need to consider a variety of alert technologies.

Read: Mass Notification on a Budget: How This Small School District Saved Money

Mass Notification on a Budget: How This Small School District Saved Money

Software add-ons enabled this small New York school district to leverage existing legacy technologies, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Read: 8 Questions to Ask When Selecting a School Safety Alert System

8 Questions to Ask When Selecting a School Safety Alert System

Consider asking these questions when you review emergency notification services or panic button apps to ensure the service you select will perform when your district and community needs it.

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