If you live, work, or go to school in Marin County and are 18 and over, you should register your cell phone or VoIP (voice over internet protocol) phone to receive emergency alerts sent by call, text, email, or smartphone application.
Listed and unlisted/blocked Marin County landline phone numbers are already included in our emergency notification system. Cell phone and VoIP numbers are not included and will require your registration in our Self-Registration Portal.
The caller ID for AlertMarin is 415-473-6376. Many smartphones allow you to create "favorites" and set preferences or "emergency bypass" for this number to allow your phone to ring/alert, even when set to silent. Consider making AlertMarin a favorite/emergency bypass on your mobile device. AlertMarin also sends emergency notifications via SMS (Text). The two SMS short codes used by our system are 87844 and 89361.
Help us get the word out. Download the Alert Marin "Get Emergency Alerts" poster today !
Perhaps you live in Marin, but work outside the County. Or you work and go to school in Marin, but live outside the County. You may list up to five addresses per profile where you wish to receive notifications such as home, work, child’s school, or relatives home. Your profile may contain up to 2 SMS (text) devices, two email addresses, a TTY device, four phone numbers (including a mobile phone) and a work phone. You may also download the Everbridge application from your Apple iOS or Android device.
Do you need to update your location? Alert Marin has created a guide to help you through the process. The guide can be found here.
Emergency officials use the AlertMarin Emergency Notification System to deliver incident-specific information or potentially life-saving instruction to the precise geographic area(s) affected. Emergency situations may include:
What is the difference between Alert Marin and Nixle?
When do we use Alert Marin?
When do we use Nixle?
To receive Alert Marin notifications, Register Now. To receive Nixle notifications, text your zip code to 888-777.