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​AlertNIH – Get Connected, Stay Informed

Meet the New AlertNIH!

The NIH has a new emergency notification system and we need your help! To be effective, the system needs your current contact information in the NIH Enterprise Directory (NED). A complete profile will allow AlertNIH to reach you during an emergency through e-mail, phone, text message, and now a mobile app.

To get connected, follow the steps below.

Update your NIH Enterprise Directory (NED) Profile:

* Log into the NED Portal ( and update your contact information. 
* Visit the 'AlertNIH Notifications' section at the bottom of the page to activate your personal devices.

Download the NEW Mobile App:

* Search for "Blackberry AtHoc" on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, or use the links below.
* Register with your work e-mail and Organization Code: NIH
* You can register the app on up to 3 NIH-furnished and/or personal mobile devices.

You can find the AtHoc App directly at the following links:

* Apple App Store ( 
* Google Play (

For more information on how to register for alerts, how to download the App, and Frequently Asked Questions, please visit the AlertNIH website ( For questions about AlertNIH, please contact the Office of Research Services, Division of Emergency Management at (301) 496-1985 or

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