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Government Alerts and News        February 19, 2019

State, county, and local governments have created and are creating various methods, including web sites and emails, for residents to receive emergency alerts and news. Here are links to some services available to residents of the MidHudson Library System area.
New York Alert
https://alert.ny.gov/
“New Yorkers can subscribe for NY-Alert to receive critical information and emergency alerts on what is happening in their area. NY-Alert contains critical, emergency-related information including instructions and recommendations in real-time by emergency personnel. Information may include severe weather warnings, significant highway closures, hazardous material spills and other emergency conditions.”
Dutchess County Subscription Services
https://www.dutchessny.gov/CountyGov/rssDCOnlineWebFeeds.htm
“Dutchess County Online offers various ways for website visitors to be notified of important County news, events, public health updates, alerts and advisories and more.
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Division
http://www.columbiacountysheriff.us/emergency-management-division
Scroll down for the Community Notification Enrollment – Code Red
“Be notified in the event of emergency situations in Columbia County, such as evacuation notices, boil water alerts, missing child reports, severe weather and more.”
Greene County News & Information
https://www.greenegovernment.com/greene-government/news-and-press
PutnamAlert.com Emergency Alert Program
https://member.everbridge.net/index/453003085613768#/login
“The Putnam County Emergency Alert Program has been created for the public to receive notifications about emergencies and other important information.
Ulster County Notices & Alerts
https://ulstercountyny.gov/notices-alerts
City of Poughkeepsie eNewsletter “The Buzz”
https://mailchi.mp/99c234f20648/thebuzz
“Keep up to date on the latest developments happening in and around the City of Poughkeepsie by subscribing to The Buzz eNewsletter!
Delivered to your inbox weekly, eachissue of The Buzz includes updates on City projects, community initiatives, upcoming committee & board meeting notices, local events and other important information.”
Town of Poughkeepsie
https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYTPOUGHKEEPSIE/subscriber/new?qsp=CODE_RED