The ReadyErie preparedness app is available for Erie County residents to make and share emergency plans, as well as receive information from Erie County during emergencies.
Download this free app:
*Get and share the ReadyErie Information Sheet and Download Instructions
Unveiled September 22, 2016 – This new “ReadyErie” app is available for free and is designed for the iPhone, iPad, android and iOS systems. Among other uses, the multi-purpose app will allow users to receive critical information and emergency alerts through push notifications, locate Erie County’s emergency shelters, view up-to-date evacuation route maps, and create a personalized Emergency Preparedness Plan by answering five basic questions.
The ReadyErie app takes emergency planning and preparedness to the next level and will give users the information they need at the time they need it, helping them and their loved ones to respond to emergencies in a safe and organized manner. With this app Erie County can communicate directly with its citizens and individuals can have access to critical alerts and updates to coordinate planning with family or co-workers, and stay on top of changing conditions. The app also has useful information on ways to prepare before disaster strikes, helping to mitigate damage and protect lives.
We urge all residents to get the app and begin creating their own emergency plan. The ability to develop a step by step emergency plan customized specifically for your family is now just a free download away."
Among the ReadyErie app’s other features are the ability to share your status with selected contacts on your device and get the latest news and weather for Erie County. Users who create a personalized Emergency Management Plan will be able to store the Plan on their device to share with family and friends.
Every individual’s plan will include an Emergency Supply Kit Checklist tailored to their needs; a Customized Emergency Food Supply Shopping List; an Emergency Communications Plan to notify loved ones of the individual’s status; and information to prepare your home for impending disaster. Five integrated eGuides provide an opportunity to learn about the various emergency situations that Erie County residents are most likely to face in an emergency.
Planning and preparation can make all the difference when disaster strikes, and the ReadyErie app makes it easier than ever to develop a plan and be prepared for an emergency. As we’ve seen, disasters can happen at any time.
Get the app. Make a plan. Be prepared.