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Sudbury Emergency Notifications Keeping the Community Informed


March 9, 2020

| Information Systems
| Updated

January 29, 2021

Sudbury Emergency Notification is available to all residents.  Sudbury’s Emergency Notification is a free service that allows individuals to sign up for notifications sent from local authorities. These emergency notifications keeps residents informed on potentially hazardous situations involving weather, traffic and other emergencies.

Residents can sign up for free at to receive timely and actionable emergency alerts via email, text or voice message. They can also identify when and how they are alerted and communicated with before, during, and after emergencies.

Sudbury residents can also download the Smart911 app to sign up for emergency notifications and to receive key information needed in an emergency. The Smart911 app provides enhanced functionality by sending targeted alerts based on the user’s location. Smart911 app users will receive the highest priority National Weather Service alerts including tornado warnings, flash flood warnings, and severe thunderstorm warnings based on their real-time location. Download the Smart911 App at the Apple Store or Google Play or by texting “Smart911” to 67283.

Community members will receive notifications that will improve safety in Sudbury and help inform residents of potentially lifesaving actions they may need to take in an emergency.  The information sent out through emergency notifications allows both residents and first responders to be better informed in an emergency situation.

Residents are encouraged to sign up for emergency notifications and input their information and notification preferences today at or in the Smart911 app.