Receive alerts about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for Alert Pinellas, an emergency notification service for Pinellas County, Local Municipalities, and the Sheriff’s Office. This service is FREE to our residents. It allows you to sign up to receive urgent messages on a variety of situations, such as severe weather, boil water notices, missing persons, or evacuations.
- Mandatory evacuations
- Hurricane information
- Gas leak
- Boil water orders
- Utility notices
- Flooding events
- Hazard event
- Local emergency
- See additional alerts below
- When you sign up, you choose how to receive alerts. This could be a cell phone, landline, text, email – you can enter multiple methods.
- Enter the location that you want to receive alerts about. You can choose up to five different locations. This way, you can be alerted if there is something you need to know about in your neighborhood, job, children’s school, etc.
- Just sign up once! This system is shared by partner agencies throughout the county, including Pinellas County Government, local municipalities, and the Sheriff’s Office.
- Once you create your own account, you can change your settings at any time.
- It’s easy to sign up for this FREE service. Sign up here!
- Your contact information is protected and will not be used for any other purpose.
|A list of emergency notifications from Pinellas County Emergency Management:
Alert Pinellas is one method that public officials use to notify citizens. You may receive other messages through other emergency notification systems that agencies use nationwide to push emergency messages, including:
- CodeRED: This national system can access alerts issued by authorized public safety officials anywhere in North America for local emergencies, NWS weather warnings and missing person alerts. Locally, Pinellas County uses this system for “Alert Pinellas” to send local alerts to Pinellas County citizens.
- Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA). This is a national system used to send critical emergency information from the President (national emergencies), National Weather Service (weather warnings), local Emergency Management (evacuations, etc.) and Law Enforcement (Amber Alerts).
- For more information on All-Hazard Preparation, review the Pinellas County Emergency Management website.
- To stay informed about emergency management issues, follow Pinellas County Emergency Management on Twitter.