Emergency Notification Systems and Crisis Communication – Blog

Omnilert Manage Named the 2020 Campus Safety BEST Award Winner

LEESBURG, Va., August 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnilert, the pioneer in emergency notification and management solutions, today announced it’s Omnilert Manage solution was named the winner of Campus Safety Magazine’s 2020 Campus Safety BEST Awards honoring superior emergency management and safety solutions for institutions of higher education, K-12 campuses, and healthcare organizations.

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News & Events

Elizabeth Venafro

Omnilert Introduces Instant App to Provide Organizations With the Ability to Achieve 100% User Adoption

Leesburg, VA, July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnilert, the pioneer in emergency notification and management solutions, today announced the introduction of its “100% installed” Instant App.  The Omnilert Instant App provides the complete app experience to users without requiring them to download or install anything, enabling administrators to overcome the burden of promoting awareness and encouraging download of an app.

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News & Events, ENS Implementation & Management

Elizabeth Venafro

Omnilert Introduces New Emergency Notification and Critical Event Management Products to Address Organizations of All Sizes and Complexities

Leesburg, VA, May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnilert, the pioneer in emergency notification and management solutions, today announced an expanded product offering to align with the needs of organizations of varying sizes and requirements. The product line will now consist of:

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News & Events, Selecting the Right ENS

Elizabeth Venafro

Omnilert Makes Free Version of Emergency Notification System Available

Leesburg, VA, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnilert, the pioneer in emergency notification and management solutions, today announced the availability of a free version of its crisis communications product to small organizations and businesses throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Omnilert will enable organizations to deliver important, time-sensitive messages via multiple communication channels to ensure everyone has the latest updates on the ongoing emergency situation.

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News & Events

Elizabeth Venafro

Understanding the Presidential Alert

The “Presidential Alert” that millions of cell phones in the United States received at approximately 2:18 PM EDT on 3 October 2018 was a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system.

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Critical Insights, News & Events

Scott Howard

Benefits of Meeting with Your Mass Notification Provider

In this constantly evolving world of technology and mass notification, there are always updates and enhancements to reach more people in better ways, which ensures the protection of your organization and the safety of your people. What’s the best way to stay up to date with the enhancements of your mass notification system? Scheduling calls with your MNS account manager is a great way to stay in the know. That is sometimes easier said than done when you’re busy.

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Critical Insights, News & Events, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Juliet Hulse

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Active Shooter Emergency Preparedness Guide - During

No organization wants to think about the day that an emergency might happen at their facilities, especially an active shooter crisis, but it is something that each organization must prepare. Not only is mass emergency preparation a legal obligation, but most would argue that it is a moral one. You want to keep your people informed and out of harm’s way. If there’s an emergency, people expect to be notified and provided the guidance to remain safe. There are many alerts that we have grown accustomed to receiving such as weather alerts, Amber or Silver Alerts, or even local emergency alerts. So, if there’s an active shooter emergency in the vicinity, people expect to be alerted in a similar fashion.

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation, Automating Emergency Notifications

Juliet Hulse 

Triggering Severe Weather Safety Notifications Through Omnilert Scenarios

Severe weather can happen at any time. Depending on the season and your location, weather threats can range from thunderstorms and tornadic activity to hurricanes, Nor’easters, or even a wintry mix. Having emergency communication plans and an automated method of distributing said communications in place helps ensure you and the people you are responsible for are kept safe and informed during severe weather season - no matter which season.

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Andy Hausman 

Off-Campus Timely Warnings - An Explanation

Of all the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Act college and university communities most frequently associate it with the timely warning. As an original part of the 1990 law timely warnings have fundamentally changed how students and employees learn about campus crime in a way that is now firmly enshrined in their cultures as it is what they most frequently see.

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation, Automating Emergency Notifications

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