The Borough of Catasauqua has numerous mechanisms available to keep you informed of emergency information.
The Borough of Catasauqua utilizes the Swift 911 program to send residents and businesses messages in the event of an emergency. The system is capable of dialing your phone, sending an email, and/or a text message. The Swift 911 system is used for major emergencies that involve immediate and severe threats to life and property. The Borough has the ability to alert all residents or target only those that may be affected by the emergency. All residents are urged to register for this important service. The information we have on hand is received from a variety of sources. Use the link below to register your information to ensure your information is included and correct in our database. Be sure to login to Swift 911 if any of your information such as a phone number, home address or email address changes. Registration for this important service is free.
The Borough of Catasauqua has numerous other mechanisms available to keep you informed of emergency information.
The Catasauqua Emergency Management Agency also sends messages via our Tumblr, Facebook and Twitter accounts in order to keep you informed. Our messaging includes not only important emergency information but also timely emergency preparedness tips as well. This is one of our most popular means of passing information along to you.
Also feel free to browse the Catasauqua Emergency Management Agency pages of the Borough of Catasauqua’s website.
You may also keep abreast of emergency information by listening to local radio and television stations for the latest information. Local Emergency Alerting System (EAS) stations designated for the Lehigh Valley and Catasauqua Area include: WLEV-FM – 100.7 and WAEB-FM – 104.1 . We will also broadcast messages on the following stations:
WFMZ-TV 69, WNEP-TV 16,
WAEB, WLEV, WCTO, WODE, KYW 1060
Be sure if you have satellite radio or television you are viewing a local station here in the Catasauqua area or you may not receive the vital information you are listening for.
NOAA WEATHER RADIO
Every home should also be equipped with a NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio. Here in the Catasauqua area, alerts, watches, warnings and forecasts are broadcast from the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly NJ on a frequency of 162.40mhz. If you have a weather radio capable of receiving alerts when a message of severe weather is broadcast for the Lehigh County area, program your radio with a SAME code of 042077