If a call completes and is sent to your answering machine or voice mail system, a message is left. If a phone call is not answered or busy, the system redials your number several times.
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SeabrookAlerts is the City of Seabrook’s official emergency alert and notification system. This system is used to send alerts to the public during emergencies. Alerts powered by Smart911 [or insert your alert system name] is a free service that allows you to sign up online to receive customized alerts via text message, email, and voice message.
In addition to emergency alerts, you can also choose to receive customizable community notifications. These include notifications about severe weather, safety, health, utility disruptions, major traffic incidents, and more. This service is provided by the City of Seabrook at no cost to the public; however, message and data rates may apply.
When emergencies happen, be the first to know. The City of Seabrook uses SeabrookAlerts to send official, real-time alerts to the public with information about potentially life-saving actions they may need to take to keep themselves and their families safe. By signing up for SeabrookAlerts, you are taking a large step toward improving your personal safety.
When an emergency occurs that meets the criteria for sending out an alert to the public, the City of Seabrook’s emergency operations staff will gather the necessary information and push out an alert to the affected area. Alerts can be sent out city-wide to everyone who has opted-in to the system, or to a specific area or neighborhood for more localized events.
This service is provided by the City of Seabrook at no cost to the public; however, message and data rates may apply depending on your provider and phone services.
While SeabrookAlerts is an excellent system, we cannot guarantee that you will receive notification in all cases. Disasters and emergencies are chaotic and unpredictable, and notification is dependent on external providers such as your wireless carrier or email delivery service outside the City of Seabrook’s control. SeabrookAlerts will use several means of communications to try to ensure that should any one communications method, technology, or delivery option be unavailable to reach residents, other methods will be used to improve the likelihood that citizens will see the message.
Signing up for SeabrookAlerts is easy! Go to www.seabrooktx.gov/alerts and register your contact information.
To update your existing SeabrookAlerts preferences, click here.
SeabrookAlerts is available to anyone who lives, works, travels through, or visits the City of Seabrook. The address can be your home location, work location, or any other location you care about.
Emergency alerts are sent 24/7 when there is an immediate threat to life and/or property. In addition to emergency alerts, you can also choose to receive customizable community notifications. These include notifications about:
You are not able to reply to texts or emails sent by SeabrookAlerts. Voice messages provide a dial-back number to replay an alert message.
Once you have signed up online at www.seabrooktx.gov/alerts and confirmed your contact information within the system, you will begin receiving alerts.
Follow the below steps to change your SeabrookAlerts preferences (for example, to reduce the number of messages of a certain type, or to change the contacts used for each kind of message):
The frequency for which you receive alerts depends on the addresses you provide and the types of alerts you select to receive as well as the frequency of actual emergencies. Emergency alerts will only be sent when there is an immediate threat to life and/or property. Community notifications will be sent when the criteria for sending an alert are met.
This system is not intended to bombard you with information. The City will only send you alerts about the information you select to receive. To change your alert settings, login to your SeabrookAlerts Portal.
No, your information is private and will not be used or distributed in any manner. The information that you provide is exempt from public disclosure and will be used for emergency purposes only.
Personal information provided to SeabrookAlerts is private and only used to notify you for official City of Seabrook communications and to support the City of Seabrook’s emergency services.
Your information is not used for marketing purposes and will not be sold to telemarketers or data-mining organizations. A variety of “opt-in” mechanisms are available to ensure you are getting just the messages you want to receive, delivered via the devices and communications modes that you choose.
SeabrookAlerts utilizes the highest standards in physical and computer security technologies and conducts regular audits to ensure all information is kept secure. Privacy policies are also outlined in the Terms and Conditions you review when you sign up to receive SeabrookAlerts notifications.