City of Santa Ana, Downtown Orange County
Santa Ana, CA (September 19, 2014) – City of Santa Ana residents and over two million other Orange County residents will receive a call, email or push notification on Tuesday, September 23 for a Countywide regional test of Alert OC – the County’s regional mass notification system. This is the fifth annual regional test of the system and will include 23 participating cities and the County’s unincorporated areas.
The AlertOC drill will be held in conjunction with national Preparedness Month and will replicate a large scale, multi-jurisdictional emergency requiring thousands of numbers to be called simultaneously across Orange County’s entire region. The phone message will notify residents that it is a test and urge all residents to prepare for real-life emergencies by registering their cell numbers, text numbers and e-mail addresses at AlertOC.com for the best chance to receive vital, timely information when away from home. Continue reading