Union County has announced Hyper-Reach will be their new county-wide emergency alerting system.

Hyper-Reach will bring the citizens of Union County immediate alert notifications via land line, cell phone, email and TTY. It will automatically send alerts for types of hazards and weather conditions, including 911 telephone outages, blizzard warnings, child abductions, civil danger and emergency warnings, evacuation warnings, fire danger warnings, flash flood warnings and watches, flood warnings and watches, hazardous material warnings, ice storm warnings, law enforcement warnings, local area emergency notifications, radiological hazard warnings, severe thunderstorm warnings, shelter-in-place warnings, tornado warnings and watches, and winter storm warnings and watches.

Hyper-Reach will be used by Union County Dispatch and Union County Emergency Management.

By signing up for Hyper-Reach, you will receive alerts 24/7 365 days a year when community hazards are taking place. Follow this link to sign up: http://hyper-reach.com/sdunionsignup.html

This page will allow you to choose the types of alerts you would like to receive and also sign up for a Hyper-Reach account that you can control at anytime.

Just a friendly reminder: if you do choose the voice only option, Hyper-Reach will call your landline phone or cellular phone 24/7 365 days a year with a recorded announcement when a emergency alert takes place.

You can also download the Hyper-Reach Anywhere application to your cellular device that will allow you to receive Hyper-Reach alerts from Union County and any other location you may be using your cellular phone.

Android devices: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details...

Apple IOS devices: https://apps.apple.com/.../hyper-reach-anywhere/id798958485