New 911 Features Now Available In Livingston County
Howell, MI – Livingston County's Central Dispatch is launching two new safety initiatives to better protect our residents in an emergency.
A new service, Text-to-911, allows individuals to send a text message to 911 from their mobile devices if they are in Livingston County. Central Dispatch has been testing this service since early October. "We are very proud to be able to offer the Text-to-911 service to our residents and visitors giving them this tool that provides another avenue for individuals to contact 9-1-1 during a time of need.
Livingston County's Emergency Alerting System
Be Prepared & Sign-up Today!
Sign-up for the Livingston County Emergency Alert System for citizens. This system will send emergency alerts to the electronic media of your choice; cell phone, text, or email. You can even rank the order of what method is used first. This alerting system works to make sure you and your family are notified during times of disaster or emergency within Livingston County.
This Livingston County Emergency Alert System allows you to choose the types of incidents to be notified of. It also gives you the option to tell us if you have special considerations or needs we should be aware of in the event of an evacuation. ALL information you provide is voluntary and confidential. It will not be used for any purpose other than an emergency or disaster situation. Check out the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) on the site to get a better understanding of the system.
Remember, every little thing you do to be better prepared has the potential to be a big benefit to you and your family during an actual emergency or disaster.