During the last snow emergency did you wonder why your friends and family found out about it before you did? The answer is that they are registered for Alert Athens County. Alert Athens County is the free county-wide mass notification system used by the Athens County Emergency Management Agency to notify people of emergency and non-emergency events around Athens County.
Alert Athens County can deliver messages to you any way you want—on your home phone, cell phone, email, and more. This way, we can reach you in any emergency. We may also use the system in non-emergency situations to let you know about important County-related events, such as meetings, parade closures, or street closures.
Alert Athens County has expanded the options you have in receiving emergency information. Mobile Member, Smartphone App – download the FREE “Everbridge Mobile Member” App to receive push messages directly to your smartphone.
The success of this service relies on YOU. Registering is easy and only takes a few minutes, just go to http://www.athenscountyema.org and click on the “Alert Athens County link to setup your personal account and register to receive different emergency and non-emergency alerts.