Right now, residents and visitors of Camden County can receive emergency alerts via cell phone, television, landline, computer (social media), weather radio, outdoor storm sirens, and radio!
Camden County’s emergency notification system is:
THE HYPER-REACH APP IS USED TO PROVIDE FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION ABOUT ONGOING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS. YOU CAN PUT AS LITTLE OR AS MUCH INFORMATION INTO THE APP AS YOU WISH!
AS A RESIDENT: To CHOOSE which alerts you receive and HOW, register for the Hyper-Reach app and service (FREE to the public) by clicking the photo below to access the signup page.
Video of the walk-through for signing up as a resident:
LANDLINE OWNERS: Landline calls are now limited to only ten life safety warning messages as of 4/6/2022.
Because of numerous calls and messages from residents giving us feedback, we have just contacted Hyper-Reach to disengage ALL advisories and watches from our emergency notification system. We are trying to help alert people, not cause alert exhaustion.
We have switched to WARNINGS only.
IMPORTANT FINAL STEP: After you sign up with your cell phone number, you will see a message at the bottom of the screen with examples of numbers you can expect to receive notifications from. It would be a good idea to save these all under HyperReach Emergency Notifications on your phone so you will know they are trusted numbers. For example, here is the message we received when we signed the EMA office up for public alerts:
“Add us to your contacts.
When you receive alerts from us via telephone, the Caller ID will show (573)410-1402, (585)419-0890, and if you signed up for text alerts, you will receive text alerts from any of the following numbers: (833)472-5378, (618)589-2255, (618)589-1337, (618)589-1351 or (585)209-5563.
Please add these numbers to your contact list.
Thank you for using Hyper-Reach.“
AS A VISITOR (or if your address is not found): Text summer2023 to 618-589-1337 for EMERGENCY, COMMUNITY, and WEATHER ALERTS!
The Ozarks Amphitheater now has a Memorandum of Understanding with our office. We will provide weather and event support for the venue on scene for all concerts with over 3000 attendees. A new Hyper-Reach event code has been set up for anyone who is interested in receiving weather warnings and updates to their cell phones:
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