Sign up to receive public safety alerts and severe weather warnings that could directly impact you and your family.
Polk County ALERT is a free service that allows you to sign up and receive notifications about emergencies that may affect the locations you care about. This service allows emergency response agencies to send out accurate and up-to-date information about incidents that may have a significant impact to residents.
These emergency alerts could be related to specific hazards that require action be taken such as evacuation, shelter in place, boil water, etc. In addition to receiving information on your wireless device, you may also sign up to receive notification on a traditional landline phone. Adding your address will provide you with geographically targeted alerts when an emergency impacts your specific location.
These alerts are provided free of charge, however, standard text messaging rates and other charges may apply. You can also text your zip code to 38276 for text only alerts OR download the myAlerts mobile app.