FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 6, 2016
MEDIA CONTACTS: Carole Trottere, Rebecca Cheng, Sam Marksheid, and Vicki DiStefano | (516) 869-7794
Supervisor Bosworth Reminds Residents to Sign up For Emergency Alerts
North Hempstead, NY – With hurricane season in full swing, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board are urging residents to sign up for North Hempstead Alert, which provides emergency updates by phone, email or text. The Town also encourages family members and friends of residents to sign up for the notifications to ensure they are kept informed of any emergency situation happening in their loved one’s area.
The North Hempstead Alert emergency notification system uses Swift 911 to rapidly deliver a recorded notification via telephone, email or text message to targeted homes and businesses in the event that an emergency takes place within the town's jurisdiction. Such situations may include water main breaks, flooding, terrorist threats, hazardous materials emergencies, weather emergencies or natural disasters.
Residents, business owners and families of residents can sign up by visiting www.NorthHempsteadNY.gov/ready and then clicking the “North Hempstead Alert” logo. If you do not have internet access you can sign up by calling 311 and requesting a mail in registration form.
Please call 311 or (516) 869-6311 for more information.
Serving over 222,000 people, the Town of North Hempstead’s governing body is headed by the Town Supervisor, Judi Bosworth and six Town Board members: Viviana L. Russell, Peter J. Zuckerman, Angelo P. Ferrara, Anna M. Kaplan, Lee R. Seeman and Dina M. De Giorgio. The Town Clerk is Wayne Wink and the Receiver of Taxes is Charles Berman.
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