The Cecil County Department of Emergency Services (DES) today announced the official launch of the Ready Cecil preparedness mobile application. The app was specifically designed to encourage the residents of Cecil County to be prepared and protect themselves and their loved ones in the case of a disaster.
The app includes a module that will help community members create and share personalized family emergency plans and identify and gather the necessary supplies. Residents will be able to receive instant notifications in the case of an emergency.
According to a press release:
In addition to benefiting from the app’s many interactive features, app users will have access to a wealth of emergency preparedness information and resources, including up-to-date details on emergency shelters and evacuation routes.
“This is an excellent tool for the population to have and use in preparation and time of need,” said Richard Brooks, DES Director. “This tool is flexible and customizable to each user. Friends and families will find great comfort in the use of the “I’m safe” feature.
“I am thrilled that our Emergency Services team worked so industriously to get this mobile app created, “ added County Executive Alan McCarthy. “Our mobile devices never seem to leave our hands, so having this application readily available at our fingertips is just one more instrument to help keep our loved ones safe during a crisis or emergency situation.”
Read the full press release for more information.