Will CENS work with cell phones and VoIP phones?

Unlike a landline phones, cell phones and VoIP phones are not part of the 911 database. You now have the option to register your cell phone or VoIP phone with the CENS system. You will only receive CENS notifications based on the address you provide when you register your cell and or VoIP phone.

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1. Are these alerts the same as the Amber Alerts and Weather Alerts we are already receiving?
2. How will CENS appear on Caller ID?
3. How does the system work with answering machines or voice mail?
4. How does CENS handle non-English speaking and Deaf communities?
5. Should I call 911 if I need more information?
6. What if the phone is busy when the system calls?
7. What happens if a resident moves or a new phone is installed?
8. What will the CENS call tell me?
9. Who will use CENS?
10. Will CENS work with cell phones and VoIP phones?