Woods County to get citizen notification system
June 21, 2017
The public schools, the university and the city of Alva all have automated notification systems where the citizens can be notified of emergencies or announcements of pending service interruptions.
The Woods County commissioners signed a contract Monday with Swift 911 to establish such a system county-wide. The county system has the ability to send messages by fax, email, text message, landline phone and cell phone. Social media can also be fed from the system.
Ethan Feidler, Woods County Emergency Management, said the call area can be defined by county mapping points already in existence, b...