Be Alert

Staying informed in the times of an emergency is one of the most important steps to take to remain safe.  Advance notice of an emergency - even just a few minutes - can make a big difference in your safety. The City of Alexandria’s Office of Emergency Management provides several ways for citizens to ensure they are alert.

Page updated on Sep 5, 2017 at 12:58 PM

Staying informed in the times of an emergency is one of the most important steps to take to remain safe.  Advance notice of an emergency - even just a few minutes - can make a big difference in your safety. The City of Alexandria’s Office of Emergency Management provides several ways for citizens to ensure they are alert.

Staying Alert 

  • eNews Alert Messages
    The City's eNews service lets you sign up to receive vital emergency alerts and information on more than 100 topics. Alerts and messages can be sent directly to your email account, cell phone, or pager. Don't miss out on important news and emergency alerts. Sign up for eNews today!

  • City Website:
    For the latest information on a specific weather-related emergency situation, visit alexandriava.gov. You can also see what the current forecast is in Alexandria at Alexandria Weather 

  • Twitter & Facebook
    Follow the City of Alexandria on Twitter or become a fan of the City's Facebook page to get timely information about City events, emergencies, programs, services, and more.

  • Wireless Emergency Alerts
    Find out what they are and when you might receive them. 

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