Are You Prepared for the Live August 7 Test of the Emergency Alert System?
By Fire Chief Drew Smith
August 1, 2019

Nationwide EAS Test

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the FCC, will be conducting a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on August 7, 2019, at 2:20 p.m. EDT. If conditions on the day of the test require the rescheduling of the test, a secondary test date is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

Additional information, including instructional videos and answers to frequently asked questions about entering data into the ETRS forms, can be found at