ALERT Frederick County Emergency Notification System

Alert Frederick County will be upgraded on May 6, 2015.

If you registered for Alert Frederick County prior to May 6, 2015 your username MUST be entered in ALL LOWER CASE characters, even if the username originally included upper case letters.

If you do not remember the username you created for your Alert Frederick County account, contact the Alert Frederick County Support Team at for assistance in retrieving your username.

If you are unable to retrieve your username, you will need to create a new account.  Please follow the “Sign Up” link to create a new Alert Frederick County account. You will not receive duplicate messages if you have duplicate registrations.

Sign Up

ALERT Frederick County is an emergency notification system that allows local officials to contact you whether you are home or on the go. Customize your account to receive alerts about emergencies that may affect home, work, school, or other areas within Frederick County. Register how you want to be alerted - cell, work, and home phones, text message, email, and more.

To get started, click on the Citizen Alert box below.
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Step-by-Step Registration Instructions

Registering is easy - create a user name and password, add contact information then select any additional community updates to receive. To ensure that you receive the community updates as well as emergency alerts, register at least 1 phone number and 1 email address.

Note: The information you enter is protected and will not be used for any other purpose. Emergency messages will be sent to all registered devices, in the order you have selected.

Community updates are delivered only once via email or text message.

Available Community Updates
  • City of Frederick
  • Frederick Police Advisory
  • General Announcements
  • Governmental Notices
  • Law Enforcement Advisories (non-Frederick Police)
  • Severe Weather Alerts
  • Town of Emmitsburg
  • Town of Mt. Airy
  • NEW Town of Walkersville
  • NEW Town of Woodsboro
If you have any questions about ALERT Frederick County or problems registering, please contact us at 301-600-1746 or email us.

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READY Frederick County is managed by the Division of Emergency Management