Gloucester Launches the “BEE Alert” Notification System
Gloucester County Emergency Management has launched a new emergency notification service for citizens called “BEE Alert.” All citizens must manually register to receive emergency notifications even if they are already registered with the former system, CodeRED. Data from CodeRED was not automatically transferred over to the new system, which uses Everbridge technology. While registration for BEE Alert will be ongoing, citizens are asked to register as soon as possible to avoid missing any emergency notifications. Please note: For emergencies, dial 911.
**¿Es usted un residente de habla hispana que necesita asistencia para registrarse en nuestro nuevo sistema de notificación BEE ALERT? Llame al 804-693-1390 los martes y jueves de 10 a. m. a 2 p. m. y alguien estará disponible para ayudarle.**
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