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CENTEGIX News | Press Release

CENTEGIX Ranked as a Fastest-Growing Company in North America on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™

CENTEGIX today announced it ranked 321 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 28th year. 

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Centigix Security Every second counts

CENTEGIX News | Press Release

CENTEGIX Launches Strategic Partnership with Leading K-12 Visitor Management Solution, Ident-A-Kid

CENTEGIX, the leader in incident response solutions, announced a strategic partnership with Ident-A-Kid, a leading provider of K-12 school and child safety solutions, that will extend the ability of schools to maintain a safe and secure environment for students, staff, and visitors through Ident-A-Kid's award winning solution called iVisitor Management™ (IVM).

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Workplace violence in healthcare

Healthcare | Blog

Wearable Safety Badges Respond to Workplace Violence in the ED

Workplace violence is an unfortunate reality for emergency room personnel across the United States. According to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), nearly half of emergency physicians have experienced violence in the Emergency Department (ED) and 80 percent of emergency physicians said that violence in the ED was harming patient care. Though everyone understands […]

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Workplace violence safety plan

Healthcare | Pillar page

Acting Quickly in a Crisis: How Workplace Safety Plans Improve Healthcare Security and Prevent Violence

The topic of healthcare security has never been more important than it is today. Defined as an “act or threat of violence, ranging from verbal abuse to physical assaults directed toward persons at work or on duty,” occupational violence can happen to any type of worker. From physical injury to psychological abuse, violence in the […]

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Violence in healthcare

Healthcare | Blog

Keep Your Team Safe from Workplace Violence in Healthcare

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) defines workplace violence as “… any physical assault, threatening behavior, or verbal abuse occurring in the work setting.”  Studies show that healthcare workers, and nurses, in particular, are at a much higher risk of encountering workplace violence than most other professions.  With so many contributing factors, […]

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Healthcare | Blog

Why CENTEGIX for Healthcare?

"Equipped with that knowledge, I began to seek out opportunities with organizations that are in a position to make an impact on this increasingly tenuous environment. I found one. CENTEGIX is a mission-driven organization that was created to empower people during emergencies, from the everyday emergencies to the most extreme."

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Wearable Emergency Buttons Aid in Protecting and retaining Healthcare Workers

Healthcare | Blog

A Discreet Response to an Emergency Situation

A scary trend is happening in our country: workplace violence is rising. In 2020, workplace assault resulted in 20,050 injuries and 392 fatalities in the United States. Industries like healthcare and education hold some of the highest rates of attacks at the workplace, as well as some of the largest shortages of workers. Every place […]

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School Alert System Data Collection Aids in Equitable Resource Allocation

Education | Blog

What Does a School Alert System Have to do with Equitable Resources in Schools?

Many school districts across the US are pursuing more equitable practices in hiring, resource allocation, and teaching practices. A growing understanding of the wide variety of student needs and reasons for disparities has motivated school districts to establish new, more equitable policies. Educational equity ensures that schools offer equal opportunities for learning. This does not […]

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Wearable Emergency Buttons Aid in Protecting and retaining Healthcare Workers

Healthcare | Blog

Wearable Emergency Buttons Aid in Protecting and Retaining Healthcare Workers

The safety and security of caregivers in healthcare settings are paramount. To provide quality care, nurses, nursing assistants, doctors, and other hospital employees must work in a secure environment. Unfortunately, their safety is under threat. Incidents of workplace violence in healthcare have dramatically increased since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the US […]

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School Safety Positively Impacts School Climate

Education | Blog

School Safety Positively Impacts School Climate

The fresh scent of fall is in the air. Schools have opened their doors to welcome students back for the 2022-2023 school year. Now is a time of renewed hope and energy for a safe and productive school year. School safety is a top priority for everyone returning to in-person learning, from parents to teachers […]

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Education | Webinar

Why Every Second Matters: The Story of Alyssa’s Law and its Road to Implementation

CENTEGIX and Broward County School Board Member, Mrs. Lori Alhadeff, discussed her personal experiences of loss and advocating for school safety with the passage of Alyssa’s Law. Watch the on-demand webinar to learn practical information about: Alyssa’s Law and its impact on schools, what Alyssa’s Law typically requires, what states have implemented Alyssa’s Law and which states could be next, and different approaches when implementing Alyssa’s law in your district.

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Factors Affecting Teacher Retention

Education | Blog

Effective Strategies for Retaining Qualified Teachers

Teachers’ skill sets, experiences, and interests accumulate and shift throughout their careers. Teachers’ energy for taking on new challenges may change over time, and professional development and training deepen their capabilities. Depending on a school’s staffing needs, it may be seeking to recruit younger teachers with fresh perspectives, experienced instructors with specialized knowledge, or teachers […]

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CENTEGIX school alert system promotes equitable safety policies in schools

Education | Blog

Using A School Alert System To Help Close Equity Gaps in Schools

Equitable decision-making in schools strives to achieve the best possible outcome for all. District leaders who prioritize equity recognize that different circumstances characterize every school and classroom and allocate the specific resources and opportunities needed to reach an equal outcome. A focus on equity is a focus on ensuring that all students have the support […]

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Education | Blog

Heads Up: Here’s Why You’ll Never Get An Email During An Actual Fire

Using a safety app to notify staff of an emergency is the equivalent of pulling a fire alarm and only notifying the fire department. Learn why notifying everyone is important. CENTEGIX CrisisAlert™ creates clear communication and empowers everyone to quickly take action.

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Education | Webinar

Understanding and Utilizing Act 55 in Pennsylvania

In this webinar, CENTEGIX safety experts will provide answers to frequently asked questions and additional information regarding Pennsylvania’s School Safety and Security Program, including an overview and guidelines on usage, how you can apply for these funds immediately, and how CENTEGIX CrisisAlert™ compliments the current crisis procedures already in place at your school/building.

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teacher recruitment and teacher retention strategies

Education | Blog

Improve Teacher Recruitment with an Upgrade to Your School Safety Plan

Teacher turnover is an issue affecting school districts across the country. Not only are teachers leaving the profession at higher rates, but many teachers are also moving schools and school districts. This phenomenon, called migration, accounts for half of the teacher turnover affecting schools and districts. Districts that serve higher-poverty areas are experiencing this loss […]

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CENTEGIX CrisisAlert badge summons help immediately

Education | Blog

A Modern School Safety Plan Must Address Today’s Challenges

Educators enter the teaching profession because they want to contribute to their students’ and communities’ success. Unfortunately, the teaching mission is no longer just about educating students, it’s about classroom safety and management more than ever before. Increases in behavior and safety incidents in schools create environments in which teachers don’t feel safe and secure. […]

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Education | Webinar

Using OH Safety Grant Funds: Selecting a Rapid Response Solution for the Everyday to the Extreme

With schools opening their doors to students this fall, school safety is once again top-of-mind for communities in Ohio. Events in the news remind all of us that now is the time to implement any and all school safety measures available to effectively keep communities safe. Thankfully, Ohio’s K-12 School Safety Grant Program provides funding for schools and districts ready to take action.

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Inc 5000 List CENTEGIX 2022

CENTEGIX News | Press Release

For the 2nd Time, CENTEGIX Appears on the Inc. 5000 List

Inc. revealed that CENTEGIX is No. 1471 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent businesses.

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Education | Blog

CENTEGIX CrisisAlert™ and Mobile Apps: Examining Emergency Response Solutions Post-Uvalde

When a Crisis Occurs, an App Is Not Enough. We know the factors that led to the tragic outcome at Uvalde, Texas: a critical breakdown in communication resulting in first responder delays and widespread confusion on what was happening in real time.

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CENTEGIX CrisisAlert badge addresses student elopement

Education | Blog

How to Address Student Elopement

Student behavior incidents are on the rise since students have returned to their school buildings on a full-time basis. Many students, particularly those in elementary school who are returning or attending in-person for the first time after long COVID-related school closures, are not acclimated to the school schedule and teacher expectations. Every school needs a […]

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Quality teacher retention program

Education | Blog

Building a Teacher Retention Program

You’re probably familiar with the adage: “practice makes perfect.” Though perfection is a lofty goal, practice does make a person significantly more skilled than when they first attempt to do something.  Unsurprisingly, the same goes for teaching. Like you would expect to see in most professions, more experience often makes for more successful teachers. However, […]

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teacher retention

Education | Blog

How School Safety Plans Improve Teacher And Student Well Being

Your school safety and security helps with teacher retention and prevents teacher burnout by helping with day-to-day challenges. Learn how CrisisAlert data can be used and applied to school improvement and response for additional support.

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CrisisAlert for your School Safety Plan

Education | Blog

Does Your School Safety Plan Help Teachers Call for Help?

While we’ve all been impacted by COVID-19, educators have been hit especially hard by the changes brought on by the pandemic. They’ve had to navigate a tumultuous and ever-shifting landscape, moving from in-person learning to virtual learning, to hybrid learning, then back again to in-person classes. They’ve had to navigate changing recommendations around vaccines, social […]

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School alert systems that alert everyone

Education | Blog

Alert Everyone: Everyone, Every time, Everywhere

Teachers and school staff today know to expect anything at their place of employment. School occurrences range from health emergencies, fights, and misbehavior to the most terrifying catastrophes like an intruder or active shooter. A school alert system needs to be equipped to direct an immediate response to the right location by the person most […]

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Help teachers de-escalate situations

Education | Blog

How a School Alert System Helps Staff De-Escalate Incidents

Nobody wants a crisis to occur at school, yet educators know that it’s not a matter of if a situation will occur, but when. When a conflict, crisis, or medical emergency occurs on campus, it falls on the teachers and staff to quickly assess and de-escalate situations. A wearable emergency button can assist when this […]

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Education | Webinar

Connecting School Safety to Teacher Recruiting, Retention and Wellness

In this webinar, we discuss the tools, resources, and ongoing support systems that not only ensure teachers feel supported and safe in the school, but feel committed to staying in the profession. 

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teacher retention

Education | Pillar page

Building a Teacher Retention Program

Teacher retention presents an ongoing challenge for districts across the U.S. Shortages and attrition of qualified K-12 teachers plagued districts even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.  When COVID-19 required many schools to tackle distance, hybrid, and in-person learning challenges, teachers grew even more unsure about their careers and whether they would leave. During the 2020-2021 […]

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School alert systems are often clunky and ineffective

Education | Pillar page

School Alert System Best Practices

Your school alert system can make or break the emergency response of K-12 educators and staff. With violent or potentially harmful incidents in the classroom or on school grounds, every second matters. Schools face a variety of incidents that require effective safety measures. This can include anything from everyday occurrences like medical emergencies, altercations, and classroom […]

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School safety plan should speak to daily crises

Education | Pillar page

A School Safety Plan For Everyday Crises

School safety plans help protect the wellbeing of students and staff in a variety of situations. While major emergencies like school shootings and severe weather events create an urgency for improving safety measures, faculty, students, and administrators also face many day-to-day issues that require a more holistic approach when building a plan. Many existing school […]

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Education | Webinar

Understanding Alyssa’s Law for New York

Alyssa’s Law recently passed the New York Assembly. Next, the law moves to Governor Kathy Hochul for the final step of signing the bill into law. We want to help you prepare and understand how the new law may impact your district.

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Education | Whitepaper

Spring 2022 School Safety Trends Report

Download our Spring 2022 Safety Trends Report to learn more about school safety and security’s impact on teacher retention and recruitment.

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CENTEGIX News | Press Release

CENTEGIX Partners with Make Our Schools Safe To Drive Adoption of Mobile Panic Buttons in Schools Nationwide

CENTEGIX announces that it has partnered with Make Our Schools Safe (MOSS) to drive the adoption of mobile panic solutions in schools nationwide.

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Campus Wide Safety Solutions for Schools

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Best Practices and Key Considerations for Evaluating Emergency Notification Solutions

To optimize the safety of students, faculty, and staff, schools need to know which questions to ask of their emergency notification systems. The most effective systems will meet these 5 criteria.

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School Safety eBook

Education | Whitepaper

School Safety Solutions eBook

When every second matters, you need the right solution. But with so many choices available, we created a guide to help evaluate the options.

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CENTEGIX News | Press Release

CENTEGIX Announces 270% Increase in Demand for CrisisAlert

Expansion in Business Development and Advisory Board Increases Access to CrisisAlert.

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Education | Blog

How SROs and Safety Teams can Empower Staff so They Can Focus on the Moments that Matter

How do school systems evaluate and choose the most effective emergency notification solutions?

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Education | News Coverage

Mobile County Public Schools Installed CrisisAlert in 29 Schools

Mobile County Public Schools has installed CENTEGIX CrisisAlert in 29 of their schools and their Director of Security, Andy Gatewood, says it has already been put to good use.

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Education | Webinar

Texas School Safety Trends and Legislation Webinar

Watch our on-demand webinar to hear from our panelists on how they are using new technology to keep schools safe, school safety trends, information on Senate Bill 11, and what Alyssa's Law could mean for your district.

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Education | Press Release

CENTEGIX Names Mr. Salik Rahman to the position of Chief Sales Officer

CENTEGIX announces the appointment of Salik Rahman to the position of Chief Sales Officer. Mr. Rahman's priorities include leading a direct and channel sales force to broaden access to CrisisAlert.

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Education | Blog

Why CENTEGIX?

"As one of the newest members of the Centegix team, I want to partner with administrators to keep our schools safe by empowering them to protect the learning environment, so that students and teachers can focus on what really matters."

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Education | Webinar

Fall 2021 School Safety Trends Webinar

Watch this on-demand webinar to gain insight into our Fall 2021 School Safety Trends report and hear valuable input from school safety experts. The Fall 2021 CrisisAlert data indicates an increase in everyday school safety events, primarily behavioral and medical emergencies.

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Education | Press Release

CENTEGIX Names Former Educator Dr. Roderick Sams to the position of Chief Development Officer

CENTEGIX announces the appointment of Dr. Roderick Sams to the position of Chief Development Officer to lead business development and strategic partnerships.

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Education | Blog

Laura McGee of CENTEGIX shares her CrisisAlert Story

Recap of the message Laura McGee, Regional Vice President at CENTEGIX, delivered at the ACSA Superintendent Symposium in Palm Springs, CA.

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Education | Blog

Empowering Educators for More Moments that Matter

"By creating a safer environment where teachers can get back to what they love – teaching – we empower them to thrive and excel in creating those learning moments that matter."

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Education | Blog

How To Use Your ESSER Funds In 2022

It’s been two years since Congress approved over $13 billion to help K-12 schools during the COVID-19 crisis. Today, many districts are struggling to spend the remaining funds.

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School safety solutions

Education | Whitepaper

Self-Assessment: Best Practices and Key Criteria for Evaluating Emergency Alert Solutions

How do school systems evaluate and choose the most effective emergency notification solutions? Use our checklist to complete a self-assessment.

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School Safety Drill

Education | News Coverage

CrisisAlert In Action

The CENTEGIX CrisisAlert badge-based panic alarm is making headlines for the simplicity and reliability of the incident response solution.

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Education | Blog

Getting Help for the Everyday & the Unthinkable

“That’s why I chose CENTEGIX. Their mission spoke to my core – by providing help and support when educators and students need it most,” said Carly Smith, Regional Vice President, in her blog post.

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Education | Blog

New Year, Big Changes!

The new year comes with big changes for Laura McGee, our new VP of Sales, West Region. Learn more about Laura and her drive for protecting students and teachers in her blog post.

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Education | Blog

Meet Heather Connelly

Get to know Heather Connelly, Regional Vice President at CENTEGIX, and why she joined the company. “I saw how CrisisAlert solved one of the biggest issues we face in school safety…”

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Alyssas Law signing

Education | Whitepaper

Alyssa’s Law Update Report

Our first Alyssa’s Law Update report provides data and insights into CrisisAlert usage in Florida during the first 90 days of the 2021 school year.

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School Safety Systems

Education | Blog

Federal Funding Enhances School Safety Now and into the Future

The federal government is hard at work ensuring Americans receive financial assistance for hardships endured during the pandemic.

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School Safety Drill

Education | Blog

7 Ways to Maintain a Safe School Community

“We have to do everything we can to have safe schools and protect our students,” is a phrase Mike Johnson, Managing Director at ClearpathEPM, not only repeats but constantly works toward each day.

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hospitality safety system

Hospitality | Blog

Panic Button Compliance: Don’t Leave Your Staff Vulnerable

All staff deserve to feel safe at work. No matter where an incident takes place, housekeepers and other staff need the means to act effectively, quickly, and discreetly—without compromising either safety or guest experience.

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High school Contact Alert security system

Commercial | Product Info

The CrisisAlert Badge

There’s an app for that…but is it enough? Most app-based incident response and communication solutions lack functionality critical in real-world emergencies.

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Keeping Healthcare Staff Safe

Healthcare | Whitepaper

CrisisAlert for Healthcare workers

With healthcare providers in mind, we designed an incident response solution that routes requests for help to key personnel instantly, with precise location information.

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| Press Release

Gauge Capital Partners with Atlanta-Based CENTEGIX to Provide Growth Capital

CENTEGIX has partnered with Gauge Capital to further our mission to innovate technology to save and enrich lives. Read more about the partnership.

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Hospitality Staff Safety CrisisAlert Solutions

Hospitality | Case Study

CASE STUDY: Hospitality – Assault Attempt

Hotel chains around the world are taking additional measures to ensure the safety of both guests and staff members.

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Hospitality Safety Solutions

Hospitality | Case Study

CASE STUDY: Hospitality – Disorderly Guest

How would your staff be able to discreetly call for help if an intoxicated guest was threatening a staff member and other guests in the hotel lobby?

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Schools safety with CrisisAlert

Education | Case Study

CASE STUDY: Gilmer County – Campus-Wide Lockdown

A disgruntled staff member from the transportation department threatened other employees with a loaded firearm after being terminated. This potentially violent incident occurred in the transportation office, a building close to the middle school.

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Classroom Safety with Crisis Alert

Education | Case Study

CASE STUDY: Douglas County – Campus-Wide Lockdown

Learn how Douglas County High School officials responded when they received an anonymous phone threat: “We’re coming to shoot up the school.”

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Centegix funding sources

Education | Blog

Funding Resources

Does your district need to identify funding to purchase CrisisAlert? Current federal funding sources can be tapped to purchase school safety technology.

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Hospitality | Case Study

CASE STUDY: Hospitality – Medical Emergency

A member of the housekeeping staff came upon a hotel guest experiencing difficulty breathing and responded using their CrisisAlert badge.

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Alyssa’s Law Protects Our Children in Schools

Education | Blog

Making Sure Alyssa’s Law Protects Our Children in Schools

When there is a threatening incident in a school, time saves lives. Florida has recently taken an important step to accelerate responses and protect children and educators with Alyssa’s Law.

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