Everbridge named an approved vendor to develop and install mobile panic alarm system in Florida’s K-12 schools following safety mandate known as Alyssa’s Law
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Florida Department of Education Selects Everbridge As Approved Partner for New School Safety Initiative (Photo: Business Wire)
Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year,
“Complying with Alyssa’s Law is critical for school districts to protect students and staff who find themselves in emergency situations,” said
The legislation requires the
The Everbridge school security solution allows for full interoperability between K-12 schools, the district and the local public safety answering points (PSAPs) to provide access to digitized floor plans with the location of the person who activated the panic button. As part of the overall solution and through partner integrations, Everbridge enables anyone on campus, with or without access to the mobile app, to simply call 911 and the system will respond the same way as the mobile panic button activation, instantly connecting the caller with the PSAP and opening the digitized floor plans for first responders. Everbridge provides the ability to instantly notify parents and guardians of a school incident and to keep them informed of a changing situation.
Additionally, as schools continue to navigate the prolonged impact of COVID-19 amid vaccination roll-outs, districts still face the challenge of quickly informing students, faculty, and staff of coronavirus risks and timely follow-up reporting. The Everbridge CEM platform helps schools monitor potential exposures and effectively communicate across all key stakeholders, protecting students, faculty, and staff during critical events such as COVID-19, severe weather, or violence on, or near, campus.
Many colleges and universities also leverage Everbridge for their critical communications, contact tracing support and return-to-campus initiatives, including the
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