ALERT Stephens County, a new Emergency Notification System, is available to all county residents. ALERT Stephens County is a free service for county residents that allows individuals to sign up for notifications of emergency situations or other important information sent from local authorities. ALERT Stephens County is designed to keep Stephens County residents and travelers informed on potentially hazardous situations involving weather, traffic or other emergencies.

“ALERT Stephens County enables authorities to notify county residents in real time,” said Danielle Rhodes, 911/Emergency Management Director. “This service allows for critical communication with the public and provides individuals with the information needed to stay safe or take precautions during hazardous or emergency situations.”

Residents and travelers to Stephens County can sign up for this free service by clicking here. By signing up, residents will receive timely and actionable emergency alerts via email, text or voice message. They can also identify when and how they are alerted and communicated with before, during and after emergencies. “By signing up for ALERT Stephens County, residents will receive notifications that will improve safety in our county and help inform residents of potentially lifesaving actions they may need to take in an emergency, ”said Rhodes. “The information sent out by ALERT Stephens County through emergency notifications allows both residents and first responders to be better informed in an emergency situation.” When authorities have information about a situation, such as storm or emergency, they can be more effective in providing information to the public and providing appropriate assistance.

We encourage all residents of our county and their families to sign up for ALERT Stephens County. ALERT Stephens County is powered by Smart911, a system trusted and utilized by thousands of institutions including state and local authorities, and business and educational institution. Smart911 sends millions of messages daily and performs flawlessly in critical situations such as severe weather. Community members are encouraged to sign up for ALERT Stephens County and input their information and notification preferences today.

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