How will the equipment notify me that an alert has been issued?

Q: What type of alerts will I receive with the AHAS service?

Q: Do I need special video equipment to receive the alerts?

Q: Will I need to purchase special equipment in the future if the program capabilities are expanded?

Q: How does the Braille format alert work?

Q: How will the equipment notify me that an alert has been issued?

A:Smart phones offer users the option of being notified by a bright flashing light, sound or vibration when an incoming call or message is received. There are several new auxiliary notification devices available that are designed to work with a computer, laptop, cell phone, iPhone or iPad and alerts the user by sound, bright flashing light, vibration (or bed shaker) when an incoming call or message is received.

Q: Do I need to carry my phone on my person while I am awake?

Q: What if I'm asleep and an alert is issued?

Q: Who can receive the alerts?

Q: I live outside of Oklahoma City, how can I receive the AHAS service?

Q: What is the cost for this service?