Knowing what to do before, during and after an emergency is a critical part of being prepared and may make all the difference during an event.
The City of Holyoke’s public notification system delivers bulletins, storm news and other information by home and cell phone, email and text message. Residents and businesses listed in the public telephone directory are automatically enrolled to receive alerts via the notification system.
Online registration is available to sign up for messages by text or email in the new system, or to note to which phone number messages should go, officials said.
Residence can pick and choose what updates they want and via what type of communication. Someone can choose just emergency notifications, weather, parking ban, etc), and others may want to sign up for messages, texts, emails of important community events, etc.