Plan Ahead for an Emergency with Smart911

In 2016, Montgomery County and its partners introduced a free service to plan for an emergency: Smart911. The recent flooding from Hurricane Harvey reminds us why it is important to prepare for dangerous conditions.

Smart911, a national public safety service, allows individuals and families to create an online safety profile which includes critical information for first responders. Take advantage of this valuable tool  and sign up today!

http://www.mc911.org

Smart911 allows individuals and families to create an online safety profile which includes critical information for first responders such as names, home address, medical notes, disabilities, emergency contacts and event description of pets.

When 911 is dialed from any phone number registered to the  profiles, the information is shown to dispatchers who can relay addresses and current information to first responders in the filed.

Read the full article, Plan Ahead for an Emergency with Smart911, in the February issue of The Woodlands Community Magazine.