Emergency Mobile App
Prepare Me Calvert
Prepare Me Calvert is an interactive app designed to allow Calvert County, Maryland residents, businesses, and visitors to access emergency information, alerts and preparedness guidance on the go. This app is NOT meant to be used to report emergency situations. If you experience an emergency please dial 911!
Some of the items featured in this app include emergency alerts, local weather and power outages, storm related closures, social media, traffic updates, Emergency Management contact information, preparedness guidance and an interactive emergency kit checklist. This app is intended to be utilized as an addition to your primary means of emergency notification. Technical and cell phone service issues may prevent you from receiving alerts and other notifications in a timely manner.
Citizens are encouraged to download "Prepare Me Calvert" now for iOS (Apple) and Android devices for free through the Apple App Store or the Google Play market.
Some of the many features of the app include:
- Alerts for actual emergencies that scroll across the screen
- A weather section providing information based on users' geographical locations along with guidance on how to respond to the weather conditions
- Information on traffic, shelters, school closings and power outages
- An "I'm OK" feature allowing users to send messages to loved ones—when phone systems are clogged in an emergency—letting them know their status during an emergency
- A "Where Am I" feature that can send the user's exact location to any recipient via text, email, Facebook or Twitter