WHAT IS PUBLICALERTS?
Emergency Alerts to Keep You Safe
PublicAlerts sends emergency alerts via text, email, or voice message. It's a *free service for anyone who lives, works, or visits the Portland-Vancouver Region. Personal information is kept secure and private. (*Message and data rates may apply depending on your provider and phone services.)
There Are Several Types of Alert Systems
PublicAlerts is an opt-in system that Emergency Managers can use to send alerts to small, targeted areas. But there are other kinds of alert systems, and it's helpful to understand the differences. Read About Alerts for answers to common questions.
FIND YOUR COUNTY'S ALERT SYSTEM
Select Your County
Each county has a different system. Find your county and follow the link to sign up. Don't know which county you live in? Click on the map below, or enter your address to find out.
Marion County Includes Aurora, Butteville, Donald, Drakes Crossing, Gervais, Hubbard, Monitor, Mt. Angel, Scotts Mills, Silverton, St. Paul and Woodburn. If you live in Salem, register for the city's notification system.
Multnomah County Includes Portland, Gresham, and all other cities and unincorporated areas.