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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Please Don't Panic. It's Just A Test!

Orillia | by Bayshore News Staff  

A national test of the Alert Ready system is taking place today.

 A national test of the Alert Ready system is taking place today.

Police are reminding residents, "Please do not call 911 for information about the test. Using 911 for non-emergency calls could delay help for people experiencing real emergencies."

Test messages will be sent via compatible wireless devices, television and radio at 2:55 p.m. EST.

The alert system is designed to send out rapid messages in the event of an imminent threat to public safety.

For more information, please click here. 

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