alert the public

alert the public

To bring something to the attention of the public at large, especially as a warning of some kind. The purpose of her video was to alert the public to the risks of eating too much sugar. We want to alert the public that the business will be moving to a new location at the end of the month.
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But when the tests show bacterial contamination, Brennan said, it should not be left to surfers to alert the public.
a global provider of security solutions that protect against data loss, system threats and Internet abuse, today announced that it has launched a free, global opt-in e-mail service to alert the public to the very latest Microsoft(R) security patches and critical updates as they become available.
Metrolink expects to spend $70,000 this year to alert the public to the dangers of railroad tracks and how to cross them safely, he said.
To promote the documentary, Travelers has launched "Hidden Hazards," an educational initiative to alert the public to hidden fire hazards that may exist at home.
We will be offering an array of additional products and services throughout the year and will alert the public as they are initiated.
The Department of Mineral Resources wishes to alert the public and prospective applicants that the South African Mineral Resources Administration (SAMRAD) online system will be undergoing scheduled maintenance and upgrade.
Noting that federal law prohibits them from striking, letter carriers carried signs in front of post offices in what they called ``informational picketing'' to alert the public about the impasse.
amp; NEW YORK -- Patient advocacy organizations are joining with the healthcare industry to alert the public and legislators to an emerging healthcare crisis that is likely to cost lives if Congress and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) do not act quickly.
Two San Fernando Valley lawmakers called Tuesday for a state audit of whether the LAUSD violates its own policies by failing to alert the public about plans for new schools and toxic soil problems at the sites.
in addition to public education campaigns by several organizations are also pushing for hospitals to alert the public to their infection rates.
Better to alert the public than wait till somebody gets stung,'' Fiksdal said.
Swinburn said, "The MSPA wants to alert the public that mystery shopping can be an interesting way of earning extra spending money for people who want to help improve customer service.
Michael Friedman, lead deputy commissioner of the FDA, said the agency's reporting system was not meant to be encyclopedic but to identify new, previously undescribed adverse drug reactions so the agency could alert the public and the medical profession to them.
As part of the campaign, national publicity initiatives also will be established to alert the public about the severity of eczema, both physically and psychologically.
Cooper told the Board of Supervisors about the problem in a memo Monday but felt it unnecessary to alert the public or place warning signs on the equipment.