Annapolis announces 'Prepare Me' app

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The city of Annapolis announced a new app that will connect residents to useful information important to their regular routine.

The Office of Emergency Management released the app, Prepare Me Annapolis, which can be downloaded for free and will promptly send alerts, notifications, and other essential information, including:

• Traffic updates
• Severe weather updates
• School and government closings
• Power outage status
• CodeRED Sign Up
• Social media access
• Preparedness tips
• Contact information

“The Prepare Me Annapolis app puts real-time information in the hands of our residents and visitors, allowing them the most up-to-date information available to plan their workday or vacation,” Mayor Pantelides said.   “I hope that our citizens will make sure their family and friends download this free and helpful resource.”

Prepare Me Annapolis is available on both the Apple Store and on Google Play.

“This is one more tool that Annapolis will use to keep the public informed,” Director Kevin Simmons added. “The City already takes advantage of the CodeRED community notification system, Facebook, Twitter, and www.annapolis.gov , and Prepare Me Annapolis is yet another way Annapolitans can receive information they need to know for their families, neighbors, friends, and businesses.”

For questions or more information, contact the Office of Emergency Management at (410) 216-9167

Get alerts severe weather alerts that follow your location, accompanied by all the security of a weather radio. DOWNLOAD STORM SHIELD: Iphone | Ipad | Android.

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