GroupCast Alerts

Posted: November 22, 2022 in City News

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The City of Decorah has partnered with GroupCast Notification System to provide timely communication to residents of Decorah regarding City business such as street information, water issues, and city emergencies.

In order to enhance our ability to accurately deliver that information we kindly request that you create your own contact preference profile using GroupCast website. This allows you to control the ways in which you prefer to be contacted. It also works like a mailbox, giving you a place to review messages you have missed.

In order to utilize this feature simply follow the steps below to create an account through the secure website provided in GroupCast.

Below are the steps to set up your account:

  1. Click Here to visit the GroupCast website.
  2. Click the Sign Up Now link near the bottom of the page.
  3. You will be taken to a screen where you will need to create an account. Enter your name and email address and create a password. Once you review and accept the terms, click Create Account at the bottom of the screen.

[Note: GroupCast has a strict privacy policy and does not sell or distribute your contact information to any 3rd party.]

  1. Check your email. There will be an Account Activation email from GroupCast (noreply@accounts.schoolmessenger.com). This email contains an activation code that is only valid for 24 hours. (If you do not receive an email, be sure to check your junk mail.) You will have to enter this code along with your user name (which is your email address) to activate your account.
  2. Once your account is activated, you are ready to select your notification preferences.
  3. Simply select the type(s) of notifications you wish to receive and the groups to which you belong.
  4. When you are finished making selections, click Save.
  5. Follow the instructions to add additional contact information, such as additional email and phone numbers, to your account.

We hope you enjoy the GroupCast system!