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Better alert system for county discussed

by Clarke Davis

A mass notification system that would use cell phones to alert people about emergencies was discussed by Mike Baxter, Jefferson County emergency management director, before the county commissioners Monday.

The system uses QR codes that will activate a cell phone whenever it is in the county or inside the designated portion of the county being alerted.

The commission was interested because of the county’s large rural population…

 

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