Public Information and Warning
It is the goal of Eagle County to provide accurate, coordinated, consistent, timely and easy to understand information about an impending emergency through a variety of information and warning systems to enhance the wellbeing of the community before, during and after the
Eagle County employs numerous warning systems,and operates under the theory that no one method is effective at reaching all of our residents and visitors.100% notification cannot be guaranteed. If people feel at all threatened they should be prepared to take appropriate actions even without the direction of their
Below are links to some of the Public Information and Warning systems available in Eagle County:
ECAlert - Eagle County Alert is an emergency communication system used by governments, emergency management agencies and first responders to send emergency alerts, notifications and updates to your landline phone, cell phone, pager, BlackBerry, PDA and/or email account based on your location and the alert categories that you have chosen. The system offers free enrollment with normal text message charges incurred per your text messaging plan. To subscribe to this service go to
www.ecalert.org. This system provides voice notification commonly referred to as the "Reverse 911" system. If you have a hard line phone in your home, you should automatically receive these calls.