NetAlerts Accessibility Policy

We are committed to making our alert information as accessible as possible to people with visual and/or auditory impairment. We acknowledge this to be an ongoing process as new technologies and challenges arise and feedback from our users is vitally important in identifying how we can improve.

Website Design

Our websites comply with the guidelines for accessible design as suggested by the World Wide Web Consortium. The pages on this website validate according to the following standards:

  • HTML 4.0 transitional or XHTML
  • Comply with Section 508 Guidelines

Auditory Impairment

Alerts are available in a text based form that can be read online and sent via email or TXT message to assist those with an auditory impairment.

Visual Impairment

Alerts are available online in a text based form that can be enlarged or the Mobile AlertSite offers a simplified version of this website that is designed for mobile phones but works equally well for screen readers. The mobile version is available here

The AlertLine service offers an automatic text-to-speech conversion of alerts that is accessible via telephone. The AlertLine phone number is 519-704-5004 and is available 24 hours a day.