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Emergency Alerts


VT-ALERT is used by the City of Barre and other state and local first responders to notify the public of emergency situations. Alerts include, but are not limited to, evacuation information; chemical spills; shelter-in-place alerts; severe weather advisories; boil water advisories; and roadway or traffic interruptions. Residents can customize the alerts to specific locations, the types of alerts they’d like to receive, and on which devices they will be notified.

Vermont Emergency Management has partnered with Everbridge to provide Vermonters with enhanced capabilities to prepare themselves for emergencies, including:

Optimizing the use of the VT ALERT system is a public safety objective, and part of a large City goal towards the timely sharing of important information. Sign-up is free, and can be completed by visiting the Vermont Emergency Management site.