Sign Up Now for Emergency Alerts

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    The City of Central will be sending out emergency notifications via text and email.  To sign up for texts, just text your zip code to 888777.  If you want all notifications for Central, send five texts, 70818, 70739, 70714, 70770 and 70791, as a part all of these zip codes are in the City of Central.  To do a more in depth signup for the service, including being notified by email and selecting which governmental agency notifications you will receive, go to  Options include receiving notifications from Central, State Police, Denham Springs, Walker, and LSU.  The Locations tab allows you to select the zip codes for which you want to receive notifications.  Be sure to check the box that says "Subscribe to Official Government Agencies".  The settings tab allows you to specify government agencies.

    David Barrow, Central's Chief Administrative Officer, will be administering the program and explains that notifications will be sent primarily for unscheduled events which may impact Central citizens.  Sudden road closures due to accidents, power outages affecting traffic signals, and weather emergencies affecting travel would be examples of the intended use of this notification system.

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