NMB Public Safety Department to hold August 29 Test of Enhancement to its Nixle Emergency Notification System
Posted by Century 21 Thomas Blogger | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

North Myrtle Beach, SC August 23, 2016 On Monday, August 29, between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department will conduct a test of an enhancement to its Nixle emergency notification system. The upgrade supports the automatic dialing of telephones for major emergency voice alerts.

The test will connect with residential land-lines in North Myrtle Beach and with cellphones containing the Google application.

As part of its expanding Nixle service, along with the text message and email notifications that area Nixle subscribers current receive from the public safety department, residents who choose the additional phone call option will receive calls on their land-lines and cellphones alerting them to a variety of potential public safety issues that may have an impact on the whole community, including threatening weather.

The content of the test voicemail will be as follows: This is a test of the City of North Myrtle Beachs Nixle dial emergency notification system. The Nixle dial telephone notification system will be used to deliver emergency information to City residents. If you also want to receive email, text and voice alerts on your cellphone, go to www.nixle.comand create an account. This is only a test.

For more information, please contact Lt. Sean Downey at (843) 280-5698.

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