Alerts / Notifications
Alerts and notifications provide updates on what's happening across our County. Your community has a range of communication methods from social media, radio, websites to text messages. We recommend that you take the time to learn about your community, and build these tools into your communication plan.
Many agencies across Napa County (including Napa County Sheriff, Fire, Public Works and Office of Emergency Services) use ALERT Napa County to communicate emergency and community messages. ALERT Napa County delivers text message, application notification, TTY and/or email communication. How you receive information, depends on how you customize your account profile in ALERT Napa County.
Sign-up on PG&E's website to be notified about power outages.
The alert system, IPAWS is a modernization and integration of the nation’s alert and warning infrastructure, and will save time when time matters most, protecting life and property.
Depending on which school you're looking to receive alerts and notifications from, please keep mind that their tools can vary. We suggest you reach out to them directly and ask what your options are to receive their communication.
The local radio stations: FM 99.3. and AM 1440 are resources for the Napa County community to receive information in an emergency. Having a crank radio in your go-bag is a good addition and will likely support your communication plan.
Depending on your community's culture, the social media tools that people favor can differ. We recommend visiting your local websites and learning about their communication tool. In addition, talk to you neighbors to find out which tools of communication they've found beneficial. You can look for your government organizations on commonly used platforms, such as FaceBook, Nextdoor, and Twitter. Follow Napa County on Facebook.