Who can receive the alerts?

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?

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?

A:Any resident of Oklahoma City may register for AHAS alerts. To keep the AHAS transmission system at optimum performance levels, Oklahoma City Emergency Management requests that only residents who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or deaf/blind register for AHAS alerts. Alerts are sent out based on zip codes. To receive AHAS alerts for your area participants must live, work, or go to school in Oklahoma City.

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

Q: What is the cost for this service?