Residents and visitors to the City of Vernon may sign up to receive emergency alert notifications delivered by text or email.
City of Vernon’s emergency alerts inform people about flooding, severe weather, wildland urban interface fires and other emergencies that have the potential to adversely impact people and property in the City. This notification system is also used to send out notices related to evacuations and emergency orders.
Subscribers will receive a test alert when we test the system.
Emergency alert notifications are available on two platforms
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Signing up for Vernon’s emergency alert notifications is easy and can be done from your mobile phone, tablet or computer.
- Email subscription: www.vernon.ca/subscribe
- App available for smartphones: VernonConnect
If you receive an emergency alert, take the appropriate action safely, especially if you receive the alert while driving.
Other emergency alert and notification systems
There are many ways you can obtain emergency information including local media broadcasts, social media messaging and monitoring the situation on various websites.
Alert Ready is Canada’s warning system.
May 8, 2019 Alert Ready was tested in British Columbia. EmergencyInfoBC
To learn more about Alert Ready visit www.alertready.ca