Receive Alerts & Notifications

Text Message and Email Notifications

Sign up for Winnebago County / Iowa Alerts! In the event of an emergency or severe weather, an alert will be sent to the phone number and/or email address provided by voice, text and/or email. This is a free service provided by Winnebago County and the State of Iowa however, normal message fees may apply.

Alerts sent from Winnebago County will originate from 226787, 67283, 78015, 77295, 81437 for text messages, (641) 585-2828 or 641-515-0515 for voice notifications, and for email. Please be sure to save these in your phone and/or address book.

To sign up go to Winnebago Co Signup Page. Your information will only be used for emergency and informational notification purposes.

Criteria for sending notifications will be at the discretion of the Winnebago County Communications Director and Supervisor. Be aware the notification system is for informational purposes only; Winnebago County Communications will not be held responsible for any emergency situation in which an alert notification was not sent..

Social Media Notifications

Winnebago County Communications and Emergency Management are now using social media to keep the public informed with up to date and accurate information pertaining to public safety alerts and severe weather information.

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Winnebago County Emergency Notification Network