Notify NYC 4+

New York City Emergency Info

Department of Information Technology And Telecomm

Designed for iPhone

    • 3.3 • 80 Ratings
    • Free

iPhone Screenshots

Description

Notify NYC is New York City's official emergency communications program. Get the Notify NYC app to get information about emergency events and important City services, based on your location.

New York City will never track or share your precise location with anyone.

What’s New

Version 2.2.7

Introduces the new Basement Alerts group. Users may now opt-in to receive messages specifically designed to alert those living in basement apartment about life-threatening weather conditions.

Ratings and Reviews

3.3 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

drichrx ,

Too many alerts

They allow you to select the type of alerts but “Emergency Alerts” are required. However, even tho I only get Emergency Alerts, I often get 5 alerts a day for stupid non-emergency stuff like “Get your COVID booster” and other reminders. The people who run this app and send our alerts need to make sure that Emergency Alerts are true emergencies and not just public service announcements, or segregate those into optional notifications. Also, we should have an option to receive amber/grey alerts.

XAP7777 ,

Needs one more thing to be fixed

The app is overall great, but if you do not go into the app for a couple of days, you get pop-ups in the app of every notification you haven’t seen yet. The pop-up has one button that says OK and another saying Details. The pop-ups prevent you from navigating to notifications that you want to read. The developers need to introduce a Dismiss All button or just eliminate the pop-ups and rely on users having notifications appear on their banner instead.

Sephireze ,

Best app NYC has published

My 5-star rating is certainly graded on a curve, for city-developed apps. But it actually works and is very helpful at times, as long as the people issuing the alerts are thoughtful about what they push out. There are other apps for traffic and transit issues, but this is a good one to have for those odd alerts that you’ll be glad to have when you need it. If you live or work in NYC, it’s worth installing.

App Privacy

The developer, Department of Information Technology And Telecomm, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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