Emergency info hits social media sites

local@modbee.comJuly 8, 2013 

Stanislaus County has launched social media efforts for emergency communication.

StanEmergency Services is on Twitter and Facebook, authorities said Monday. County spokesman David

Jones said in an email that the tools are used to present tips for personal preparedness and will provide a venue for emergency communications with the public during incidents such as last week's heat wave.

Find them at www.facebook.com/stanemergency and www.twitter.com/stanemergency.

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