Quick Guides

Links to quick guides provided by PUSHECS and links to other useful guides on other websites.

Puget Sound Region Regional SMS Alert Systems

A list of regional alert systems your communications or emergency management teams can sign up for to receive SMS-based alerts provided by local cities and counties so you can stay informed during an emergency event.

Regional Alert Systems

How to use GETS and wps to make priority calls

The Department of Homeland Security manages the Government Emergency Telecommunications Service (GETS) and Wireless Priority Services (WPS) programs. The following guides can be printed or downloaded for reference.

How to Make a GETS Card Call

How to Make a WPS Call on a Cell Phone

How to Make a Combined WPS/GETS Call

Helpful Tips for Make GETS and WPS Calls

GETS User Guide

Using the PTS Dialer Smartphone App to Make GETS Calls