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Posted on: September 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] National Emergency Alert Test

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The Contra Costa County Community Warning System is taking part in a nationwide test of the FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will be conducting a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 11:20 am (PT).

 

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The Test Messages will be sent to all TVs, Radios, and Cell Phones to ensure that the systems remain effective means of warning the public about emergencies, particularly national emergencies.  Sign-up is NOT required to participate in this test; however, the CWS strongly encourages all Contra Costa County residents to register at CWSAlerts.com. This allows the CWS to use multiple communication tools and pathways to notify during a hazardous event. 

 

Register to get emergency alerts via cell phone, email, and/or landline with the Contra Costa County Community Warning System at https://cwsalerts.com. On this website, click on "Know Your Zone" to learn in advance what evacuation zone you're in. This also allows the CWS to use multiple communication tools and pathways to notify during a hazardous event. 

 

For more information visit the Federal Emergency Management System (FEMA) Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts

 

Prueba De Alerta De Emergencia Nacional


El Sistema de Alerta Comunitaria del Condado de Contra Costa (CWS) está participando en una prueba nacional del Sistema Integrado de Alerta y Advertencia Pública (IPAWS) de FEMA, en coordinación con la Comisión Federal de Comunicaciones (FCC), llevará a cabo una prueba a nivel nacional del Sistema de Alerta de Emergencia y las Alertas de Emergencia Inalámbricas el miércoles 4 de octubre de 2023 a las 11:20 a. m. (PT).

 

El mensaje se enviará de prueba a todos los Televisores, Radios y Teléfonos celulares para garantizar que los sistemas sigan siendo medios eficaces para advertir al público sobre emergencias, particularmente emergencias nacionales. NO es necesario registrarse para participar en esta prueba; sin embargo, CWS recomienda que todos los residentes del condado de Contra Costa se registren en el Sistema de Advertencia Comunitaria del Condado de Contra Costa.

 

Regístrese para recibir alertas de emergencia por teléfono celular, correo electrónico y / o teléfono fijo con el Sistema de Advertencia Comunitaria del Condado de Contra Costa en https://cwsalerts.com. En este sitio web, haga clic en "Conozca su zona" para saber de antemano en qué zona de evacuación se encuentra.

 

Para obtener más información, visite el Sistema de Alerta de Emergencia del Sistema Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA) y Alertas de emergencia inalámbricas


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