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Sign Up

Sign up for PublicAlerts so you know when an emergency is happening in the Portland-Vancouver Region. Getting info quickly gives you power to take action. It could save your life and the lives of your loved ones.


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Emergency Alerts Can Keep You Safe

PublicAlerts sends information about how to stay safe during an emergency. It can send messages by text, email, or voice message. It's available for anyone who lives, works, or visits the Portland-Vancouver Region. Personal information is kept secure and private. The service is free, but message and data rates may apply depending on your phone provider.



Each County Has a Different System

Each county uses a separate PublicAlerts system. Click on the map below or enter your address to be directed to your county's registration site. If you spend time in multiple counties, sign up in each county's system. Direct links to county registration sites can be found below the map. You can not sign up by texting your zip code to 888777! Read more About Alerts to learn why. 

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