Unpredictable weather and public health threats have inspired companies to improve how they protect their customers, employees, and communities during emergencies. Some of the world’s largest companies and organizations have found that a direct connection to first responders is necessary to offer genuine protection. Read on to discover the different ways both public safety and innovators are meeting in the middle to protect their communities.
Florence County Communications saw their call volume double at the height of the passing of the remnants of Hurricane Sally. Utilizing their response toolkit, including RapidSOS, the center successfully rescued cars caught in the flood.
In West Virginia, the Cabell County Emergency Response Center has seen no cases among staff, after equipping its first responders and dispatchers to respond to calls using caller data about their exposure to COVID-19.
Walton County Sheriff’s Office has been certified as RapidSOS Ready. “Minutes count when our dispatchers make decisions to protect our callers and first responders. RapidSOS can help save lives as they deal with today’s unprecedented challenges,” said Sheriff Michael Adkinson.