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Frequently Asked Questions
When is Alert Solano used?
Emergency notifications are sent to residents that are being asked to take protective action for themselves.
When there is an imminent or potential threat to life and/or property.
When is Nixle used?
When the emergency information applies to everyone within a Zip Code.
Generally used for incidents affecting a larger area.
Who sends alerts?
Solano OES sends emergency notifications to the unincorporated areas of the County and when events impact the entire County.
The cities send notifications directly to their residents.
What are other ways to be notified?
Social Media, News Media, Radio 95.3, Door to Door, Neighbor helping Neighbor.