Most of the apps on this page are free to download.  Charges/fees are noted in the descriptions of each app if known at the time of posting.  These apps were selected for listing here by scoring well in their user reviews.  None of these apps were written by Cass County Emergency Management Agency and not all apps have been tested or used by CCEMA.  This list is intended to be a resource for firefighters, EMTs and citizens of Cass County and is not all-inclusive.  Unless otherwise noted, app links are to Android versions.

Disaster Planning

American Red Cross Mobile Apps

A collection of emergency and disaster planning apps from the American Red Cross.  Apps with first aid tips for you and your pets, emergency and severe weather alerts, wildfire and floods.  Monster Guard teaches emergency preparedness to children ages 7-11 .  All apps are available on Apple and Android platforms.

FEMA Mobile App

Disaster tips and checklists, National Weather Service alerts, locate open shelters, apply for assistance and even upload and share disaster photos.  Available on Apple, Android and Blackberry platforms.

Emergency Preparedness for People with Functional Needs

App costs $4.99 to purchase.  This is an eGuide from QuickSeries Publishing that outlines measures people with functional needs can take to prepare for emergencies.

Disaster Prep

This emergency and disaster preparedness guide has a checklist you can edit and update as needed.  It also features emergency first aid and CPR and organizes your medical and contact information.

Emergency Alerts

National Weather Service Mobile App

Simple app sends an alert when severe weather is expected in your area, local emergencies requiring evacuation or immediate action, AMBER Alerts and presidential alerts during a national emergency.

The Weather Channel

Gives breaking news alerts as well as personalized real-time weather alerts.


Designed for police, this app alerts users of active shooter incidents nationwide.  Available for Apple and Android devices.

Scanner Radio

Listen to Cass County Sheriff, Fire and EMS live.  Over 5,300 police and fire scanners, weather radios and amateur radio repeaters from around the world are listed.  Optional notifications are available so you can be alerted when lots of people are listening to any given channel, indicating that something big is happening.

EMS Education

American Heart Association eBooks

The American Heart Association has a complete collection of their manuals and training materials available for download.  Fees apply to most selections.

ACLS MegaCodes Review 2015

A review including the updated 2015 AHA guidelines and gives you a simulator to test your skills.  Covers all the skills needed to complete the ACLS course.

Real Time CPR Guide

Designed for use by everyone, the Real Time CPR Guide was written by a CPR instructor and will help prepare students for the course and certification exam.

Senior Care


Easily create a medication list by scanning the pill bottles.  Track blood glucose, blood pressures, pain and other vitals.  Gives reminders to take medications and track that you did it and allows you to organize health information for doctor’s appointments.

Medication Log

Keeps a current list of your medications and alerts you with reminders of what to take and when to take it.

Simple Senior Phone

Senior Phone features a simple and easy interface with big buttons for easy calling, texting, SOS, location functions and more.  The app includes a magnifier, large fonts and color-coded buttons and keys that are easier to see for the visually impaired.

Personal and Family Safety

ICE: Emergency Contact

This is an app that allows you to save your important data, health record, allergies, organ donor status, etc. and contact people in case of emergency.  Click the app on your screen and the app sends SMS alerts to your emergency contacts and call 911.  GPS coordinates allow your saved contacts to find you in case of emergency.

bSafe – Personal Safety App

bSafe is a safety tool designed to share your location while out alone using live GPS trace, helpful for runners and cyclists especially.  The Fake Call feature allows you to make the phone ring when you want it to.  The app also features a “Guardian Alert” button that will notify your pre-selected contacts where you are through GPS and initiate video on your phone.