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Portage County Community Alert

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Emergency Notification System


Register now for Portage County Community Alert System that sends notifications to your home phone, mobile phone, and emails.


What is Community Alert? 

Portage County Community Alert is an emergency and non-emergency community notification system. Portage County Community Alert enables us to communicate efficiently with residents in just a matter of minutes, helping save valuable time, use resources efficiently and protect our community. Subscribers can sign up and receive local non-emergency community notifications. 



Sign up now to receive important emergency and public outreach information from our county such as severe weather alerts, life threatening situations and more. Once you sign up, you can manage the types of alerts you would like to receive and how you would like to receive the alerts.  Your contact information is secure and will NOT be shared. This service will ONLY contact you for emergencies or topics you've chosen.

Sign up here: Portage County Community Alert


Related Forms

Request to Join

If you do not have the ability to join by using the link provided above, you may use this form to add your information to the Portage County Community Alert system. An account will be created for you, and it may take 30 days or more to be activated.  Your contact information is secure and will not be shared. This service will only contact you for urgent news, emergencies, or the topics you have chosen.  You may obtain the form here.

Opt Out Form

Use this form if you wish to voluntarily opt out of the Portage County Community Alert notification system. In doing so, please understand that your residential/business information will be removed by the County and you will no longer receive any recorded phone notifications from the County of Portage. Also, please note that this includes natural disaster notifications, other emergencies, etc. You should further understand that this opt out may not affect notifications through the federal Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, and the time needed to execute this request may take 30 days or more.  Forms must be completed in their entirety, and we must physically receive the original form to honor your request.  You may obtain the form here.



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