FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Boston Athletic Association
(the BAA) has partnered with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to ensure that runners and spectators have the ability to receive important public safety and emergency information in a timely manner. Massachusetts Alerts is a communication tool used by MEMA to disseminate critical information to smartphones. It is powered by a free app download (called Ping4alerts!) that is available for Android and iPhone devices.
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FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) will host the Public Safety Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) for the running of the Boston Marathon. Starting at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014, over 250 individuals, representing more than 60 local, regional, state, federal, private and volunteer agencies and organizations will report to the MACC. The MACC, which will coordinate public safety operations in support of the 36,000 Boston Marathon runners and over one million spectators, will stand up at the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC), located at MEMA Headquarters 400 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA. CLICK HERE to read more