FEMA & FCC Plan Nationwide Emergency Alert Test for Oct. 4


The Office of Strategic Communications is sharing the following information for awareness, as this event has the potential to temporarily disrupt the learning environment.

Beginning at approximately 2:20 p.m. this Wednesday, October 4, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts. The purpose of the test is to ensure that these systems continue to be effective means of warning the public about emergencies, particularly those on the national level. Continue reading