Sign Up for Emergency Alerts from Somerset County
Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione reminds residents that they can find out about emergency county road closings, program cancellations or service delays by signing up for free bulletins from Somerset County.
“Severe weather can strike at any time, so it’s important to stay informed,” said Freeholder Director Scaglione. “In addition to our email and text alerts, our homepage at www.co.somerset.nj.us will have direct links to the most up-to-date information in the event of a storm or other countywide emergency.”
To receive emergency wireless text alerts on your cell phone, go to http://bit.ly/SomCntyText Follow the prompts to enter your cell phone number and optional password. Although the alerts service is free, text-messaging charges from your wireless carrier may apply.
To register for free email alerts, go to http://bit.ly/SomCntyEmail, provide your email address and select “Emergency, Weather & Road-Closing Alerts.” You will receive periodic email bulletins about flood watches and warnings, county-owned road and bridge closings and severe weather affecting county programs and services.
You can select non-emergency topics in the county’s email service as well, including press releases, e-newsletters, recycling information, senior center news and more. Enter one or more email addresses separately and select the topics on which you wish to receive bulletins. You have the option to provide your ZIP code, which will help tailor future messages to specific areas. Subscriber information is kept strictly confidential.