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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Pawnee County Announces the Launch of CivicReady


Be prepared for emergencies. Subscribing to a local governmental warning system can assure you the right information when disaster strikes or just keep you updated on simple road closures etc. CivicReady is available 24/7/365 and has been pre-loaded with a verified residential contact database so you are assured to be notified when disaster strikes or important information is sent out. This residential database is confidential and will not be disclosed or utilized except by authorized personnel for emergency notifications. You can sign up now by clicking here to go to the sign up page. 

Disaster scene

An emergency is defined as an occurrence that presents a significant risk to the health, safety, or general well-being of the residents, visitors, travelers, staff, businesses or to the property. Examples of emergency warning messages include, but are not limited to:

Imminent or perceived threat to life or property

Disaster notifications

Evacuation notices

Public health or safety emergencies

Any notification to provide emergency-related information

 CivicReady will be used for emergency communications when the public needs to take action. Examples include, but are not limited to: evacuation, preparation for natural disaster, active shooter instances, take shelter orders, boil water orders, election information, avoid the area orders, among others instances.

The CivicReady system shall not be used for knowingly transmitting communications that is in violation of state or federal law; shares technology in a way that violates federal copyright laws; circumvents the Open Meetings Act; is defamatory or threatening; is for political or religious purposes; is for purposes of lobbying or solicitation; and or creates any liability for Pawnee County, Kansas. If you have any questions please feel free to call EM Assistant Manager Joel Davis at 620-285-3276.

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