Be prepared for disaster. The ReadyErie app will help you prepare and plan for how to respond to a disaster in your area.

Using the ReadyErie app, you will be able to:

• Share your status with your selected contacts with the push of a button.
• Receive critical emergency alerts via push notification.
• Locate Erie County’s emergency shelters.
• View up-to-date evacuation route maps.
• Get the latest news and weather for the Erie County New York area.
• Create a personalized Emergency Preparedness Plan by answering five basic questions.

Once Your Plan is generated, it is stored on your smartphone and can easily be shared with family members and friends. Your Plan comprises:

• An Emergency Supply Kit Checklist tailored to your needs.
• A Customized Emergency Food Supply Shopping List.
• An Emergency Communications Plan to notify your loved ones of your status
• Critical information to prepare your home for impending disaster.

Learn about the various emergency situations that Erie County New York residents are most likely to face in five integrated eGuides.


- Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

- The application uses the background mode to keep track of your most recent location, so the county can advise you of any conditions that affect your immediate vicinity.

What’s New

Version 1.91

- Prevent the application from becoming non responsive if an eGuide can't be accessed.
- Moved the eGuides out of the cache, so they no longer get deleted if the device runs low on space.

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

KicksForPigs ,

Great concept but lacking

The concept of the app (emergency preparedness) is great but seems to be an early attempt of an app that has since been forgotten. Get’s people to have a basic level of preparedness. But not a smooth user experience.

Paddys-ipad ,

Not ready for iPads

The App runs only in "portrait" mode - it does not switch when rotating the device. Also the basic font size is very large. Good for a phone though. The Map seems to accurately display the hospitals, urgent care centers, fire stations, Etc. but the preference selections are not retained after closing that option. Also, phone numbers would be useful in the information section s.

Beestradamous ,

Useful but needs an update

The app is definitely slow and not optimized for iPhone 11. The info is important so worth having, but could definitely use some attention

App Privacy

The developer, County of Erie, New York, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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