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Alert LA County is a free mass notification system for Los Angeles County residents and businesses.  The County of Los Angeles uses Alert LA County to contact the public during a Countywide emergency. Additionally, Alert LA County is used in unincorporated communities and certain cities where fire and/or law enforcement services are contracted to the County Fire Department and Sheriff’s Department. Alert LA County sends shelter-in-place instructions, evacuation, and other emergency messages. It has accessibility features for people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs. You can also select your preferred language for notifications.

Click on the registration link or visit Alert LA County to add cell phones, VOIP phones, emails, and additional addresses where you would like to receive alerts.  The Alert LA County database automatically includes listed and unlisted land line telephone numbers, so they do not need to be registered. You can also view a list of emergency notification systems used by other jurisdictions in Los Angeles County.

Quick Tip: Learning more about Alert LA County and Your Community

Click on the link to download an Alert LA County brochure. If you have questions about Alert LA County, contact the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management at or dial (323) 980-2260.

Notification Opt-Out

To opt-out of receiving emergency or community notifications in your area, submit the opt-out form.

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