It is National Preparedness Month. As part of this, the City of Laguna Niguel and other Cities conducted a test of the AlertOC system earlier today which was also noted on Twitter earlier:
AlertOC Test TODAY. 25 cities and the unincorporated areas participating. #AlertOC.com @OrangeCountyEOC pic.twitter.com/SLsfimVdOP
— OC Sheriff, CA (@OCSD) September 24, 2015
This guidance was also sent out to members of the Community via email:
This is the City of Laguna Niguel conducting a test of the AlertOC emergency notification system.
Several cities throughout Orange County are conducting this test today, , as part of National Preparedness Month. The purpose of this e-mail is to test AlertOC’s ability to deliver emergency notifications to Laguna Niguel residents during a disaster. During an actual emergency, important information and instructions will be sent to you through this system.
We encourage you to register your cell phones, text devices and email addresses at www.alertoc.comwww.cityoflagunaniguel.org. Please share this e-mail with your friends and family members living within Orange County.
You can receive and manage AlertOC notifications on an iOS or Android device. Please see below for app download links:
For questions or inquiries about the AlertOC System, please visit www.alertoc.com or contact the city of Laguna Niguel at 949-362-4347. For more information, a public information hotline at 714-628-7085 will be open from 8-5 PM to answer any questions you may have.