Smart911 Blog

Fourth of July Safety Tips

Katharine Dahl
June 26, 2018

It’s almost time to start planning your 4th of July celebrations! Whether that means fireworks, barbecues, or a trip to the beach, be...

June is National Safety Month

May 11, 2018

Starting June 1, Smart911 is celebrating National Safety Month, an annual event that aims to reduce the leading causes of injury and...

National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Katharine Dahl
April 19, 2018

National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is sponsored by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency...

National EMS Week

Katharine Dahl
April 17, 2018


National EMS Week is May 20-26, 2018

National EMS Week’s theme is "Stronger Together." National Emergency Medical Services Week brings...


Jessica Rose
March 28, 2018


9-1-1 dispatchers are the unseen backbone of emergency services, the...

National Poison Prevention Week

February 21, 2018

National Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23, 2019.  This annual awareness event is nationally designated to highlight the dangers of...

American Heart Month 2019

Jessica Rose
January 27, 2018

February is American Heart Month. The CDC reports that about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 

Locating the Source of a Mobile 911 Call Made from a University Campus

January 26, 2018

Students encountering a dangerous situation are sufficiently savvy to reach for their mobile phones and call 911, but locating the source...

How Smart911 can Help Veterans with Mental Health Issues

January 25, 2018

There are dozens of organizations that can help veterans with mental health issues, but not all former servicemen and women - having...

How Assigning Unique Ringtones for Emergency Communications Can Save Your Life

January 24, 2018

Assigning unique ringtones for emergency communications is a great way to ensure you never miss an emergency alert due to messaging...