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Creating Broadcast or Emergency Announcement Messages in 1-800 Notify (Office Closing, Event, Announcement)

You can use the 1-800 Notify system to quickly create and send an emergency broadcast notice that will say whatever you want to your patients. With this article, you will be able to simply type a message that will be converted to a computer voice, called "Text to Speech" (TTS) by our system.  

Learn More about all the Voices of 1-800 Notify (Synthetic and Recorded Human) in this related article:


When might you use a Broadcast Message?

If you have to unexpectedly close the office due to any of the following:

  • bad weather,
  • a provider being ill,
  • power outage,
  • flood,
  • fire, 
  • some other disaster.

You might also want to send out a custom announcement for other reasons as well:

  • A special event that you are hosting (e.g. Open house, wellness seminar, etc.)
  • Announcing a new provider joining the practice
  • Announcing an office move

Getting Your Message Setup The First Time

NOTE: It can be a little more tricky to do the 1st time setup, if you need any help at all, please contact our support team for assistance with this (1-800-939-1853 or

Check out how to setup a new Synthetic speech message in this related article:


Martin Trautschold

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