Service Enables Multi-Channel Distribution of Urgent and Routine Citizen Communications
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JOHNSTOWN, OHIO – APRIL 28, 2020 – The Village of Johnstown has partnered with CivicReady to implement its mass notification solution. Available from CivicPlus, a leader in integrated technology for local government, the CivicReady solution will allow Village staff to issue urgent notifications, emergency instructions, warnings, and routine communications to subscribed citizens via email, text message, and voicemail alert, to keep citizens safe and informed. In the event of a local emergency, citizens subscribed to CivicReady will benefit from immediate, actionable information and instructions sent via their preferred notification channel. For non-native English speaking citizens, CivicReady voice call notifications can be automatically translated into one of 20 languages, and email and text notifications can be automatically translated into one of 63 languages to maximize the effectiveness of the solution in ensuring mass awareness of potentially impactful situations.
“The Village of Johnstown has never had a stand alone mass notification system,” noted Mayor Chip Dutcher. “The use of CivicReady will allow us to ensure timely information to our residents and businesses in the event of an emergency. Johnstown Chief of Police Abe Haroon encourages everyone to sign up. “One of the most important responsibilities of the Police Department is to get timely, accurate information to the public. CivicReady will allow us to do just that.”
CivicReady is part of the CivicPlus Platform of local government technology solutions designed exclusively for the public sector.
“CivicPlus is built on designing innovative solutions for local governments,” said Ryan Strait, CivicPlus Platform Product Director. “We continually invest in our products, such as CivicReady, to strengthen and transform the way local governments serve and communicate with their citizens and are proud to partner with the Village of Johnstown to help them accomplish their public safety goals.”
CivicPlus has over 20 years of experience working with local governments. Its CivicReady mass notification system is powered by Regroup, an award-winning industry leader in mass notifications for critical and non-critical applications.
About Village of Johnstown
The Village of Johnstown is located in western Licking County in Ohio and has a population of 4,763 (2010 Census). The Village of Johnstown has a quaint, ‘‘small-town America’’ vibe while being within the Columbus (OH) metropolitan area.
CivicPlus is the integrated technology platform for local government, working with over 4,000 local governments, including municipalities, counties, and municipal departments. CivicPlus has been selected by Inc. Magazine as “One of the Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in the U.S.” since 2011. For more information, visit CivicPlus.com.