Category Archives: Announcements

Emergency Medical Training Exercise

An emergency medical services training exercise is taking place today, Thursday, August 31, in Jackson Gym on the Medford/Somerville campus. The area is prominently marked with signage indicating an exercise is taking place, and there may be actor patients with makeup simulating injuries, along with uniformed EMS providers rendering care.

Posted in Announcements, Tests of Response & Evacuation Procedures

Sign up for TuftsAlert

TuftsAlert is designed to notify students, faculty, and staff by sending text, voice, and email alerts with information that may be critical to your safety. But, you must provide your contact information to be included in the system. » read

Posted in Announcements, Emergency Alert System Notices

Accreditation Assessment

A team of assessors from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) are on campus August 7-11, 2017 to assess the university’s emergency management program. » read

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West Nile Virus

Mosquitos have tested positive for West Nile Virus around the Medford/Somerville and Boston campuses. Visit the Public Health page to learn how to reduce your risk for this mosquito-borne illness. » read

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Sad to see you go…

Now that you (or your student) have graduated, we’ll be removing you from TuftsAlert (or the parents email list). » read

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Easier Opt-In Alerts

In January 2016 we introduced opt-in alerts. Now it’s even easier to subscribe to alerts for other campuses, and weather closing notices. » read

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Desktop Alerting Public Beta

Ever wanted to get TuftsAlert messages right on your computer screen? Now you can… » read

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New to New England Winters?

We’re expecting a winter storm and all campuses are closed February 9. What you need to know about the snow. » read

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TuftsAlert Test

Please take a minute now to visit  emergency.tufts.edu/alertupdate  and confirm your contact information in TuftsAlert. On Wednesday, February 1 there will be a test of TuftsAlert.
The most important information you can provide is a text-capable mobile number, if you have one. Non-text mobile phones and landline phones can also be provided to receive voice notification … » read

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Here Comes Winter

It’s been nine snow-free months, so here are some reminders and some new polices related to winter weather. » read

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