NY Alert

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Get Notified During an Emergency

Sign up for NY-Alert and receive emergency alerts for your area.
Providing Critical Updates to Protect Lives

New Yorkers can subscribe for NY-Alert to receive critical information and emergency alerts on what is happening in their area. NY-Alert contains critical, emergency-related information including instructions and recommendations in real-time by emergency personnel. Information may include severe weather warnings, significant highway closures, hazardous material spills and other emergency conditions.

All areas of New York State are included in the system, and you can decide which area you would like to receive alerts about.

Signing up is free, and messages can be received by phone, email, text and fax. 

Types of Notifications

Receive notifications on severe weather, transportation, AMBER and missing children, consumer protection, public health and sex offender re-location.

Ways to Get Notified

Receive alerts by phone, text message, email and fax machines. When signing up you can select multiple ways to be notified and customize the types of alerts you want to receive.

Your Information is Protected
The information you provide is used for notifications purposes only and will not be sold or provided to third parties.