If you haven’t signed up for Jackson County Citizen Alert, now is the time! We highly suggest that all residents of Jackson County sign up to receive emergency messages from Citizen Alert. “Opting-In to Jackson County Citizen Alert will maximize your ability to receive emergency notifications and accurate up-to-date information in a timely manner for events that may affect your personal safety and property.” By signing up for Citizen Alert you will receive alerts about emergencies near your home, workplace, children’s schools or other important places! Landline telephones included in the 911 database are already registered, but by signing up online you can also be notified on your cell phone, work phone, email or by text message. This system is active in both Jackson and Josephine Counties.