Essex To Test Emergency Alert System

Monday July 30th, 2018

Posted at 10:00am


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The Town of Essex is planning a test of the Essex Alerts Emergency Notification System in the afternoon of Tuesday, July 31st.

The test notification will be sent to all publically listed land-based phone lines in the Town of Essex as well as devices which have been registered at

“This test will help the Town identify and address any issues before an actual emergency,” said Alex Denonville, Manager, Communications. “We have seen a great response from the community, with many residents signing themselves up to receive notifications to their smart phones and email accounts.”

Officials say that residents can expect a brief text message, email, or audio recording delivered to their device.

Residents who have not yet registered for the system can do so online at Those who do not have access to a computer can contact Essex Fire & Rescue Services at 519-776-7336 ext 1200.

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