EMS Tests Emergency Notification System

EUGENE, Ore. — Many of you likely got an emergency test call to your phones Tuesday afternoon. Local emergency agencies met at their command center for the test. They focused on the South Hills in the event that area would need to be evacuated because of a wildfire. It successfully reached about 3,200 telephone numbers … Continue reading »

Eugene to Test Emergency Alert System

EUGENE, Ore. — Local emergency agencies will test the Community Emergency Notification System in parts of Eugene’s South Hills area. CENS is used to alert people about emergencies such as emergency evacuations, missing child alerts and neighborhood emergencies. On Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 1-3 p.m., they will make calls to people’s landlines, and cell phones … Continue reading »