Campbell County, Kentucky, November 6, 2019 – Public safety officials in Campbell County announced today enhancement to Smart911 that allows individuals to receive emergency notifications from Campbell County, KY Alerts.  Through one sign up process, residents can share additional information with 9-1-1 and receive timely alerts.

Smart911 now enables residents and travelers to CAMPBELL COUNTY to sign up for free at then download the Smart911 app to receive timely and actionable emergency alerts via email, text or voice message. They can also identify when and how they are alerted and communicated with before, during, and after emergencies.

“Individuals will receive notifications that will improve safety in our county and help inform residents of potentially life-saving actions they may need to take in an emergency,” said William R. Turner, Director of the Campbell County Office of Emergency Management.  “The information in Smart911 Safety Profiles and the emergency notifications allows both residents and first responders to be better informed in an emergency situation.”

Smart911 is a free service that allows individuals to improve their personal safety by receiving alerts and creating a Safety Profile for their household that can include any information they want 9-1-1 call takers and first responders to have in the event of an emergency they need to dial 9-1-1, their Safety Profile will immediately display on the call taker’s screen saving critical seconds and even minutes in response to the emergency and now individuals can receive alert notifications on potentially hazardous situations involving weather, traffic, and other emergencies.

“Smart911 saves critical time in an emergency when seconds count,” said Director William R. Turner, “The key information provided in a Smart911 Safety Profile enables us to know exactly where we are going and who we are looking for if a child goes missing or there is a house fire, those details can help us respond faster and more efficiently. Sending notifications through Smart911 allows us to keep the public informed of emergencies and how to be prepared and stay safe.”

With Smart911 the community is more informed and better prepared in the event of an emergency. Smart911 enables individuals to take proactive steps to improve their emergency preparedness and response.  Every resident of CAMPBELL COUNTY is encouraged to improve their personal safety by signing up at the above link, then text “Smart911” to 67283 to download the Smart911 app.

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