What types of messages are sent using this service?

Any message regarding the safety or welfare of our community will be disseminated using the DickinsonALERT service. Examples include severe weather warnings and updates, evacuation notices, hazardous traffic or road conditions inside the city or affecting local routes, or any other situation that could potentially impact the safety, property, or welfare of our citizens and businesses. If you have any questions, please email us.

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1. What is the DickinsonALERT service?
2. How does the service work?
3. What types of messages are sent using this service?
4. Does the DickinsonALERT service replace other systems that have been used to provide time-sensitive information to residents?
5. Is my telephone number included in the notification database?
6. May I use a cell phone number as my notification database listing?
7. What precautions are being taken to protect personal information?
8. Will there be a way to positively identify incoming calls, texts or emails sent out by the city using the DickinsonALERT system?
9. Will the DickinsonALERT service work if I have a call screening system on my phone?
10. If I am a non-resident home or condominium owner, what phone should be listed in the notification database?