COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Contact: Judy Hammond, Director of Public Affairs, (213) 974-1363
Brian Lew, Assistant Director, (213) 974-1652
June 17, 2009
County Implements Emergency Mass Notification System
WHO: Board of Supervisors Chairman Don Knabe, Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, Undersheriff Larry Waldie, Fire Chief P. Michael Freeman, Office of Emergency Management Director John Fernandes, and Acting Chief Information Officer Richard Sanchez
WHAT: Will announce the implementation of Alert LA County, the County’s new emergency mass notification system, which will be used to notify residents and businesses of emergencies in their area. All land-line phone numbers have been programmed into the system, but the public on Thursday will also be able to go online and register their cell phones, Voice over IP numbers, and e-mail addresses.
WHEN: Thursday, June 18 at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Sheriff’s Communications Center
1277 N. Eastern Ave.
Los Angeles 90063
(Thomas Guide Page 635, E-3)
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