Wewoka Launches Blackboard Connect
The City of Wewoka has selected Blackboard Connect.", a leading mass notification platform, to facilitate important communication and emergency preparedness.
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The City of Wewoka implemented Blackboard Connect so Wewoka officials can stay connected to residents and efficiently provide them with direction in the event of a fire, severe weather, water leak or any other emergency. Using Blackboard Connect, officials can record and send an unlimited number of personalized voice messages to home phones, businesses, Iocal agencies and mobile phones in just minutes. The service also sends email, text messages (SMS) to mobile phones and posts on Facebook, RSS feeds and Twitter channels. Messages can also be sent to TTY/TDD devices for people who are hearing impaired.
Wewoka officials can target each message to an unlimited number of groups. Authorized users can also use the system's geo-mapping and group subscription features to contact residents based on specific geographical locations and interests, helping ensure recipients receive relevant, targeted information.
Publicly available primary residential and business phones in the city limits of Wewoka will automatically be included in the system. However, to ensure citizens have the most upto-date contact information, including cell phone numbers and email addresses, residents should visit the City of Wewoka's website www.cityofwewoka.com and click on the link that says "SIGN UP NOW - SERVICES BY BLACKBOARD CONNECT," and provide their complete contact information. Users should also manage their message preferences by indicating their preferred mode of contact, language and message topics. Once registered on www.citvofwewoka.com individuals will receive an emailto the registered email address that will provide instructions on how to complete the registration process. For those without lnternet access, they are encouraged to call Fire Chief, James Keesee at 405-257-5421 to provide their current information. Residents with call blocking services should add 405-257-2413 lo their approved number list to ensure they receive important notifications from the city as this is the number that all emergency notifications will be coming from.
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