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William & Mary to Test Emergency Notification System Wednesday

(Courtesy of William & Mary)

WILLIAMSBURG — William & Mary will test its Emergency Notification System Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 12:15 p.m., it announced.

The drill will include both a test of the campus-wide siren system and the mass notification messaging system. According to William & Mary, the siren system includes nine sirens with 400-watt speakers stationed across campus. Anyone near campus will likely hear them.

In the event of a real emergency, William & Mary said people in the community who hear the siren may check for information and instructions at

Members of the local community can also follow emergency news through the William & Mary News Facebook and X (formerly known as Twitter) pages, as well as the free W&M mobile app.

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