The University of Texas Medical Branch


Being Prepared

Weather Links

UTMB Alert Page

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is conducting an emergency response drill starting at approximately noon on Friday, April 13, 2007. The exercise will last approximately two hours, and as part of it, communication tools used by the university will be activated and tested. This message is only a test. Test Message 1 posted (11:55 a.m., April 15, 2007, mh)

Please visit iUTMB or the UTMB Alert page for current alert status and information. This backup page is generously hosted in Austin by UT System; it's activated when problems surface with UTMB's Galveston-based hardware.

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Getting more information

  • Call the UTMB hotline at (409) 77-ALERT (772-5378) or toll free at (888) 772-5449
  • If phones lines are down, information is also available via the web at
  • If the UTMB web servers or network goes down, a second backup server is in place in Austin at You can also check the UTMB home page at
  • Also, monitor local television and radio stations including KPRC/950 AM, KTRH/740 AM and KIKK/96 FM in Houston


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