In an emergency, you need information wherever you are – at home, at work or even on the go. That’s why the Washington, DC area text alert systems give you several options for how you can receive emergency messages. During the registration process you’ll be able to select which devices you would like alerts to be sent to, such as:
All messages are text based, but may vary in length depending on device. Click on the list above to learn more about how National Capital Region emergency alerts are delivered to a particular device. You may begin your registration by clicking the button below and selecting the city or county in which you live or work.
Sign Up Now for Instant Emergency Alerts
To register for any of the emergency alert systems, select the city or county where you live or work. Capital alert is your way to sign up for any of the 17 DC area alert systems. Because you’ll get alerts by cell phone or e-mail, you’ll get this free, instant information wherever you are.