The city of Groveport partnered with Nixle to implement a community notification system to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations, relevant community advisories, and community announcements. Once residents have registered, they can receive information regarding street closures or delays, a waterline break, when a street will be cleaned, or find out about a event the Recreation Center or Town Hall. To register:
•Text 43125 to 888777 from your mobile phone to receive mobile phone text messages. This will provide you with general city-wide alerts and announcements, as well as police department alerts and advisories, on your mobile phone.
•Text the keyword below to 888777 to sign up for department-specific announcements that interest you. (Note: To receive general city-wide alerts and announcements you must also text your zip code to 888777.) Keywords:
Adult athletics: GVPTADULTSP
Recreation Center: GVPTRECCTR
Aquatics Center: GVPTPOOL
Recreation programs: GVPTPROGRAMS
Rec. Center fitness: GVPTFITNESS
Senior Center: GVPTSRCTR
Senior Transportation: GVPTSRTR
Swim lessons: GVPTSWLESSON
Town Hall: GVPTTH
Youth athletics: GVPTYOUTHSP
•After you text your zip code, text PASSWORD to 888777 to receive a passwor , then go to www.nixle.com if you wish to receive your phone messages via email and/or voice at your phone for emergency alerts.
•You can also sign up via www.nixle.com for general emergency announcements.
In the near future Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security will announce a separate county-wide mass notification and warning system, ALERT Franklin County, for emergencies and alerts. Groveport will also be part of this system.