Lancaster County is proud to announce the implementation of a state-of-the-art Mass Alerting System designed to provide swift and effective communication during critical events. This advanced system ensures timely notifications to Lancaster County residents, enhancing community safety and preparedness.
Key Features of the LANC-Alert Mass Alerting System:
- Instantaneous Notifications: The system enables us to send immediate alerts to a wide range of communication platforms, including mobile devices, email, social media, and ‘landline’ phones. This ensures that vital information reaches the community rapidly.
- Geo-Targeted Alerts: LANC-Alert allows for precise geo-targeting, ensuring that alerts are delivered to specific geographic areas affected by an incident. This capability is crucial for providing relevant information to those directly impacted.
- Multi-Language Messaging: We understand the importance of clear and concise communication during emergencies. The Regroup platform provides basic translation capabilities for 75 languages, improving our ability to communicate across our communities.
- Real-time Updates: As situations evolve, LANC-Alert will enable us to share real-time updates efficiently, keeping the public informed and educated throughout the course of an incident. This transparency is vital for community trust and cooperation.
- User-Friendly Interface: The system is designed with a user-friendly interface, making it easy for the public to sign up for alerts and control all aspects of what they receive. This ensures that notifications and alerts are controlled by the individual.
- Multi-Channel Integration: Leveraging various communication channels, LANC-Alert delivers messages through multiple platforms simultaneously, increasing the likelihood of reaching a diverse audience. Get messages via:
- Phone calls
- Text Messages
- App Alerts
- Social Media
Lancaster County is committed to the safety and well-being of our community. The implementation of the LANC-Alert System represents a significant step forward in our efforts to enhance emergency preparedness and response capabilities.
Also, be sure to download the Regroup Mobile App. Scan the QR code below or search "Regroup Mobile" and look for the logo below in the app store for IOS and Android devices. Lancaster County Residents who opt to download the Regroup Mobile App will need to register using code: 5103a7c78f and network field: lancasterpa
For more information or inquiries, please contact:
Michael Fitzpatrick, Communications Director, MFitzpatrick@lancastercountypa.gov