Citizen alert test scheduled for Wednesday

MEDFORD, Ore. – On Wednesday, people in Jackson and Josephine Counties may get a phone call, text message or email from citizen alert.

The local emergency management office will be testing its emergency notification system beginning around 10:00 a.m. on May 22.

The test ensures the system is working properly in the event of a real emergency.

Landlines are automatically connected to the system, but if you want the alerts to come to your phone make sure you’re signed up for citizen alerts at

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