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Receive emergency alerts via call, text, or email from County of Marin

Post Date:07/24/2019 3:00 PM

You can now register your cell number and email address to receive emergency alerts. If you are already signed up for Nixle, you should know that

  • Nixle alerts are primarily informational and don't usually require action, they target specific zip codes and are sent by text or email.
  • Alert Marin is used for sharing emergency situations that require immediate action and are sent by text or email to affected areas.

Alert Marin and Nixle are different. Both are important, but you need to sign up for Alert Marin separately.

Sign up for yourself and your family members today at

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Ahora puede registrar su número de celular y dirección de correo electrónico para recibir alertas de emergencia. Si ya estás registrado en Nixle, debes saber que 

  • Las alertas de Nixle son principalmente informativas y, por lo general, no requieren una acción, apuntan a códigos postales específicos y se envían por texto o correo electrónico.
  • Alert Marin se usa para compartir situaciones de emergencia que requieren una acción inmediata y se envían por mensaje de texto o correo electrónico.

Alert Marin y Nixle son diferentes. Ambos son importantes, pero debe inscribirse en Alert Marin por separado.

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