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Columbia County, NY  is changing its mass emergency alert system to the system provided by New York State known as NY ALERT. Currently, all disaster, weather-related and other emergency warnings and alerts for county residents are provided by the Code Red mass alert system. NY Alert  will provide county residents with important emergency alerts and additional informational alert options that include AMBER, sex offender relocation and road closure alerts.
HOW TO REGISTER As with the previous alert system, hard-lined phones will begin to receive the alerts automatically on August 29. For cell phone and email notifications, county residents must go to the New York State NY ALERT website and register for a free account, where they will be asked to enter their information and choose what additional alerts they would like. County residents are advised to visit to register for NY ALERT cell phone and email alerts! Registration is now available to be prepared for the August 29 change
Sign up for NY-Alert today to receiving alerts for Columbia County, NY!