Georgia College Front Page

Reminder: Outdoor Emergency Notification System test Wednesday, September 6

Georgia College will test the Outdoor Emergency Notification System (siren system) on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. This test is scheduled to occur the first Wednesday of every month between 10 a.m. and noon and last approximately one minute. No action is required during the testing and all campus operations should continue as normal. A message stating that this is a test will prelude and follow the “alert” tone. In the case of an actual tornado warning, the message would advise of a tornado warning, and the tone would cycle through. This would be repeated every five minutes until the warning expires or is canceled, at which time an all clear message would sound. The audible system test will only be tested when clear sky conditions are present. Tests will not occur when skies are dark or severe weather is predicted for the area on the day the test is scheduled to occur. In this case, the test will be canceled for the month.

There are three sirens operated by GC in Baldwin County; one on West Campus and two on Main Campus.

This testing program is designed to maintain a reliable warning system and to meet recommended testing guidelines. Additionally, we want to maximize the effectiveness of the Outdoor Emergency Notification System. By performing the tests, we hope to enhance awareness and education regarding emergency preparedness at Georgia College and within the local community. 

Public Safety encourages you to routinely check your emergency kit and make sure you have an updated emergency plan of action for you and/or your family.  As part of National Preparedness Month, we encourage you to evaluate your own level of preparedness for severe weather in conjunction with this monthly test. For more information on how to prepare, visit Ready GA.

GC Public Safety
478-445-4054
@GeorgiaCollege Tagged Tweets
Georgia College Twitter Feed

Georgia College Kicking Off Program for Middle Schoolers: https://t.co/6vJcSDuDAv https://t.co/QlmIgWa4uE -margiemeacham

Georgia College Twitter Feed

At SESAPS 2017 on the beautiful campus. First up, talks on the high intensity frontier of particle… https://t.co/nLQI6uvzKu -ThatBenjiL

Georgia College Twitter Feed

2018 Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends, pay attention to number 2 - Liberal Arts Impact & then recruit my… https://t.co/qnUTyIzn0S -DocKevinElder

Georgia College Twitter Feed

See the result of student artists' hard work in our newest exhibit now on display "Exploring Race:… https://t.co/jDroZFgg7v -SallieEDavis

Georgia College Twitter Feed

to when Homecoming was this week in 1982. This year's Homecoming will be on February 16-17, 2018… https://t.co/8xbwyrmyjX -GeorgiaCollege

Georgia College Twitter Feed

to when Homecoming was this week in 1982. This year's Homecoming will be on February 12-17, 2018… https://t.co/DxMpsdKCdB -GeorgiaCollege

Georgia College Twitter Feed

Dogs Make You Healthier, so say Swedish Researchers! We are studying this as one of 23 projects in https://t.co/JzOsWZr1My -DocKevinElder

Georgia College Twitter Feed

Are you a GC alumni with an exciting story that has happened such as a new job, children, marriage, or maybe even g… https://t.co/qWADBpUaKg -GeorgiaCollege

Georgia College Twitter Feed

Stop by and see the UVA table at SESAPS 2017 !! Ask these 2 graduate students your toughest question… https://t.co/beEe1EyVJ7 -UVaPhysicsDept

Georgia College Twitter Feed

Getting ready for the first game of the ! vs ! Then @ 8 pm YOU… https://t.co/StzTaSeYrT -caupanthers

Georgia College Twitter Feed

Yost to Finish College Career at Finals Saturday, Joins Runners in Volunteer Effort Friday… https://t.co/d2izxwzMO7 -GCBobcats

Georgia College VimeoGeorgia College FacebookGeorgia College LinkedInGeorgia College Front Page RSS FeedGeorgia College Twitter