Safety First

In the event of an incident, official information will be released here:

School Messenger call, text and/or e-mail
(PLEASE answer calls from 474-2070 to get the latest information.)
Text Y to 67587 to opt-into School Messenger text.
District Website
KMOG Radio 1420 AM

Do not call the schools or District Office. Staff cannot answer phones during an incident.

Another good way to get notifications of any kind of emergency, road closure, weather event, power outage, etc. is to sign up for Ready Gila/Everbridge


Gila County has partnered with mass notifications provider Everbridge to provide immediate alerts of hazards and emergencies in your specific area. Be informed of all late-breaking events with any combination of voice, email, or text message.
here to sign-up with Everbridge today!



Helpful Informative site provided by the Arizona Department of Education

Text Now Available During Emergencies

Text Y to 67587 to opt-in.
Does Your Student’s School Have Your Smartphone Number?
Payson Unified School District can contact you via text through our School Messenger system during an emergency. Texts will be limited to safety and security incidents and will be used seldom, if ever. School phones cannot be answered during an emergency.

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Don't Spread Germs

Payson Unified School District Nurses and Health Specialists encourage everyone to wash their hands frequently.

Specifically, Wash your hands right away.

  • Wet
  • Lather
  • Scrub (20 seconds)
  • Rinse
  • Dry
After washing keep your hands out of your eyes, nose and mouth where most germs are produced. Hand washing can prevent 1 in 5 respiratory illnesses and 1 in 3 diarrheal illnesses.

Other Resources

What you need to know before, during and after an Incident

Release and Reunification

Flu Guidelines
Arizona Department of Education
School Safety and Prevention

Not My Kid