On Monday, September 10, and Wednesday, September 12, Sonoma County will test the SoCo and WEA alert and warning systems. You may receive a phone call, an alert on your mobile device, or experience interruptions in local radio and television.
To prepare, here are the three things you should do:
- Sign up for SoCo Alerts at www.SoCoAlert.com.
- Listen for a Wireless Emergency Alert on September 12 on your cell phone. Sonoma County will send alerts to Healdsburg, Guerneville, Roseland, Glen Ellen/Kenwood, and Penngrove.
- Watch for emergency broadcast messages on local radio and TV on September 12.
Here’s a detailed breakdown of what to expect:
- Monday, September 10: Phone Call
- In the evening, Sonoma County will call all SoCoAlert subscribers, and landlines.
- Wednesday, September 12: Mobile Alert and Radio/Television Interruptions
- Sonoma County will send Wireless Emergency Alerts to Healdsburg, Guerneville, Roseland, Glen Ellen/Kenwood, and Penngrove, between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. The alert should display on all compatible mobile devices with a special tone and vibration and a brief text notification.
- Local radio and television will broadcast a test message using the Emergency Alert System around 12 p.m.
To learn more about Sonoma County’s emergency resources, visit www.SoCoEmergency.org. Para información en español: SoCoPSA.org.