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WHAT DOES THE CWS ALERT FOR?
CWS can alert residents and businesses within Contra Costa County that are impacted by or are in danger of being impacted by an emergency.
The CWS message will include basic information about the incident and what specific protective actions (shelter in place, lockdown, evacuate, avoid the area, etc.) are necessary to protect life and health.
CWS is generally not used for traffic notifications or other non-life-threatening incidents.
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