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Preparedness Informaton

Individuals and families are encouraged to develop a plan to ensure their safety in times of emergency. They should incorporate into that plan an effective means of communication, prepare a portable reserve of emergency supplies that will last at least five days and take a proactive stance to learn more about the types of emergencies or hazards that they might encounter where they live and work. 

Have you ever wondered how you could get notification via text messaging or email about public safety alerts where the important people in your life work or live, in Hawthorne, the Los Angeles area, Midwest or even the East Coast?  Now, there is a way to get this location-specific information depending on your physical location at any given time directly via your cell phone- SMS (standard text messaging rates apply), mobile application or email.   

 Go to  www.nixle.com   register for free and tailor your need for information about any area or multiple areas.  After registering, simply go to locations and settings, enter your zip codes or addresses and you will receive information specific to those areas.  You can go back and change your locations at any time and also choose the time of the day you wish to receive those messages via text messaging or email.   

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