The City of Lake Alfred has implemented an emergency notification system to provide critical information t oresidents and businesses in emergency situations.
The Nixle system is a communication system that connects residents with agencies that serve and protect them. Residents can use Nixle to receive information ranging from critical alerts to community news. Additionally, residents can choose how they receive this information – by SMS (text message,) email, over the Web, or by mobile application.
Reasons to Register
The system can give you alerts, such as:
- Evacuation instructions
- Severe Weather warnings
- School alerts
- Missing Persons alerts
- Reports of criminal activities in your area
Required and Optional Information
By simply sending a test message with your zip code to 888777, you are instantly registered to receive text messages from local public safety agencies in your area. You may also create a Nixle account at www.nixle.com and tailor exactly what information you receive and how you want to receive it – via text message, email, mobile application or Web browser.
Ways to register
Mobile: Send a text message with your zip code to 888777 or download the mobile application for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch users.
Nixle is a Community Information Service dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you, depending on your physical location. You stay connected to your local police department, your children’s schools, your local community agencies and organizations, and the important information from other locations throughout the country that are relevant to you. Our service is built on the most secure, reliable, and high-speed distribution platform, ensuring that you receive trusted and immediate, geographically relevant information. Information is immediately available over your cell phone by text message, by email, and over the web. Your account can be customized so you receive the information that matters most to you. Whether it is where you live, work, or have friends or family throughout the country, the information is immediately available to you over your mobile phone, email and computer.
Any questions may be directed to the Lake Alfred Police Department at (863) 291-5200.