Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for ALERTBoston, the city's emergency notification system. ALERTBoston enables the city to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons, and evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods.
You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, cell, or business phone, email, text messages, hearing impaired receiving devices, and more. You pick where, you pick how. An alert Boston is a safer Boston.
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance can register by calling the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.