What is AlertSCC?

AlertSCC is a powerful mass notification system that will be used to send emergency information and instructions to anyone who lives or works in Santa Clara County. AlertSCC will send messages to phone numbers included in the emergency 911 and 411 directory listings. In addition, by registering at you may provide additional contact information to receive messages on other devices.

Your information lifeline in an emergency:

Your ability to receive fast, accurate information can help you survive in an emergency.
AlertSCC can send text or voice messages to cell phones, home phones, personal digital assistants (PDA’s), laptops, desktop computers, and TTY/TDD devices for the hearing impaired. AlertSCC can reach you wherever you are to provide information and instructions in a variety of emergency situations, which may include:

  1. Flooding, wildfire, earthquake, and subsequent evacuations
  2. Public safety incidents, including crimes, that immediately affect your neighborhood
  3. Post-disaster information about shelters, transportation, or supplies

Fast, free, and essential

Registering for AlertSCC is one of the fastest, easiest, and most immediately productive things you can do to better prepare for an emergency. It is the one step you should take today. Registering takes only minutes, the service is free, and AlertSCC connects you to a powerful countywide response network managed by the best-trained, best-equipped emergency services personnel. AlertSCC is specifically designed to help you manage your actions in an emergency.

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