What type of messages will be sent by RoCo Alert?

RoCo Alert will be used to send messages pertaining to the health, safety or welfare of a community being affected by a potential, emerging, or imminent emergency event. Public health and safety-related messages may also be sent during or after an emergency to keep you informed of important information. RoCo Alert uses geomapping technology to create emergency areas, and then calls all the telephone numbers assigned to addresses within those areas. Messages may be based on broad areas or very specific areas, depending on the severity of an emergency.

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1. What is RoCo Alert?
2. How does RoCo Alert work?
3. How do I get help setting up my account?
4. How do I add my cell phone, VoIP phone, and email address to RoCo Alert?
5. Why do I need to register my phone number in RoCo Alert?
6. I have a landline phone, so should I register my cell phone, Voice over IP and email address in RoCo Alert?
7. If I have provided more than one phone number, which number will be used by RoCo Alert?
8. Will the RoCo Alert system call numbers outside of the local area code?
9. What precautions are taken to protect personal contact information stored in the RoCo Alert system?
10. Do I need an e-mail address to register?
11. Is there any charge for registering with RoCo Alert or receiving notifications?
12. What type of messages will be sent by RoCo Alert?
13. Will I receive “junk mail” messages?
14. How does the RoCo Alert respond to busy signals or no answer situations?
15. How do I unsubscribe from RoCo Alert?