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Welcome to the new version of Miami-Dade County's website. We'd love your feedback.

Sign up for Miami-Dade Alerts

Sign up to receive free alerts, which enables County residents or visitors to receive emergency texts and/or emails regarding public safety issues, recommended public protective actions or other emergency information.

Staying informed during an imminent threat or emergency is critical in helping to make the right decision for you and your family. Receiving alerts will provide you with guidance in making informed decisions.

  • Emergency Alerts
    Sign up for free emergerncy alerts and we'll notify you about weather emergencies such as tornado, tropical storm or hurricane warnings issued by the National Weather Service or any other emergency that may require public protective actions. In the event of an emergency, you'll get a message or email with details.
  • Marina Alerts
    Sign up for free marina alerts and we'll notify you about boat ramp closures and re-openings and when hazardous weather is approaching so that you will have time to secure your vessel.
  • Transit Rider Alerts
    Sign up for free transit rider alerts and we will notify you about disruptions to our transit system. In the event of a disruption, you will receive a message with details on the device of your choice. Just tell us how you would like to receive these messages.
  • Opting in and Opting Out

    Opt-in: Users must opt-in to this service to receive SMS text messages by texting "Join MDSMS" to short code 34292. Upon a successful opt-in, the user will receive a confirmation text message similar to the following:

    Verify code–URKGHSHOQC (StdRate). Max 30 alerts/month. Msg&DataChrgs may apply. Reply "STOP" to end, "HELP" for info. T&C:sms.Cassidian

    Opt-out: Users may opt-out of this service by texting "STOP" to short code 34292. All notification SMS messages from short code 34292 will cease.

    If the registration is successful, you will receive a confirmation text.

  • SMS Terms & Conditions

    Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, offers SMS capabilities via software purchased by customers. This software includes The Communicator!® NXT™, GeoCast® Web and/or any purchased companion software that uses one or both of these applications as its messaging engine.


    Standard message and data rates may apply to each text message sent or received and other charges may apply as defined in your wireless service rate plan.

    Please contact your participating wireless carrier for pricing plans and details. Users may receive up to thirty SMS message alerts per month.

    Wireless Carriers

    Text messaging service in the U.S. and Canada are available for Rogers Wireless, Omnipoint, Iowa Wireless, Sprint PCS, Telus Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Cincinnati Bell, Omnipoint, Farmers Mutual, PrimeCo, Bell Mobility, Alltel Tampa-FL, Nextel, AT&T Wireless, Cingular GSM, Springwich Cellular, US Cellular, Qwest, Verizon Wireless, Alltell, SaskTel Mobility, Cingular TDMA, Airtouch Paging and Microcell Fido.

    This service is offered on an "as is" basis and may not be available in all areas of the U.S. or Canada. This service may cease to be available to you in the event of product, software, coverage or other service changes made by your Participating Wireless Carrier.


    To get help, you may contact Cassidian Communications contact information at any time by texting HELP to 34292, emailing or calling 888-322-4200 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CST.

    Because of the unforeseen nature of some large-scale emergencies (cell tower saturation, volume of messages received by wireless carriers and their subsequent ability to deliver these messages, etc), no one can fully guarantee that SMS notifications will be received by recipients each and every time or in a timely fashion.

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