When you have an emergency, you call 911.
FirstCall is a service for Treasure Island residents that gives public safety officials multiple ways to get the word to you whenever an emergency situation arises. This service is provided by the City of Treasure Island at no cost to the citizens of Treasure Island.
Each member of your household who would like to receive emergency notifications can register with our free service. They will then receive emergency notifications by home phone, cell phone, text message, or email.
The service is FREE to our residents, and will give us multiple ways to get the word to you whenever an emergency situation arises.
For more information, please read our FirstCall Emergency Notification System news release.
The FirstCall Registration web site is secure so your information is protected!
1. What is FirstCall? FirstCall is a new program where residents can sign up to get City Emergency notification and City announcements in a multiple number of ways. They can get calls to their land lines, cell phones, text messages and emails to whatever device they desire.
2. Who can enroll? Anyone that desires to receive these alerts and announcements can enroll.
3. How do I enroll? Those interested in enrolling can click on the FirstCall Registration link which will direct you to the enrollment page. You can also sign up in person at City Hall.
4. When will it be used? The system will be used to notify residents about imminent threats to health and safety. Public safety officials will send alerts about emergencies, for example: severe weather, water outages, traffic issues and critical police activity.
5. Will I still get notification if I don’t sign up? If you don’t sign up, you will only receive emergency notifications on your traditional home phone but nowhere else. If you have an unlisted phone number you will not receive notice without enrolling.
6. Can I opt out? Yes. You may go to the City’s web site and opt out at any time.
7. What if my phone number or address changes? The system is only as good as the information you provide. If your cell phone, work phone or email address changes, you must go to your profile and update the information. The one exception is traditional landlines. If a traditional landline changes to another landline number, that information will be automatically updated.
8. What notification options are available? Alerts and announcements can be sent to your cell phone, work phone, home phone, text message and email. You can choose to receive alerts/announcements just one way or a combination of different ways. You choose!
9. Will my contact information be shared with others? No. The information that you provide will be used for emergency and city announcements. We will not distribute your telephone numbers or email addresses to any vendor or other organization.
10. Is there a fee to participate? No. This program is free.
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