Swift911 Public leverages the amazing power of SwiftReach's Swift911 Alerting Platform which is used by counties, cities, municipalities, emergency management, corporations and more!Keep yourself informed in case of any emergency with SwiftReach's FREE Swift911 Public mobile app.After completing the simple registration process you will be ready to receive emergency and informational alerts. Alerts from counties, towns, cities, businesses and event venues may be subscribed to on an opt-in basis. Critical emergency alerts may be received simply by being within proximity of the emergency with no opt-in necessary.By reading your GPS location, Swift911 Public can notify you when there's an emergency at a sporting event or any other public venue. You have the option of disabling location services (GPS) at any time.You can search for and subscribe to alerts from your town or the city you live in. You can also subscribe to alerts from other areas where your relatives may live or where you own a secondary home.You have the ability to determine how you will be notified. Notification options include voice phone calls, emails, text messages and more! Provide information about functional and access needs such as requiring a wheelchair so that emergency personnel know what to expect if there is an emergency at your home. Attach photos of your home to your profile so it's easy to find in case of an emergency.Voice alerts can be played back directly in the app. Email and SMS alerts also can be viewed within the app.This app works with SwiftReach's Swift911 Alerting platform. Your jurisdiction or business must have a Swift911 account for you to receive alerts from them. If they do not have an account and you'd like them to provide this capability, please let them know.Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.