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Alert Iowa Emergency Notifications (via Polk County Emergency Management)

Sign up via Smart911 for Polk County/Alert Iowa Alerts! In the event of an emergency or severe weather, an alert will be sent to the phone number and/or email address provided by voice, text, and/or email. This is a free service provided by Polk County and the State of Iowa, however, normal message fees may apply. To receive text messages to your cell phone, your cell phone must have text messaging capabilities.

For more information, you can visit the Alert Iowa page to learn about this free messaging system, how to opt-in, how to customize the alerts you want to receive, FAQs, and a sign-up guide.

Rapid SOS

Connecting your life-saving data with 911 dispatchers and emergency responders.

When you or a loved one calls 911 from a smartphone with a registered Emergency Health Profile, it provides data you want to share with the 911 dispatcher, even when you are not able to verbalize the information. Learn more about Rapid SOS on Polk County's website or sign up now on Emergency Health Profile Association's website.