Sign up here for Buchanan County Alerts! In the event of an emergency or severe weather condition, the system will send a voice, text, and/or email alert to the number and/or email address provided by you.
This is a free service provided by Buchanan County, and the State of Iowa; however, normal messaging fees may be applied by your service provider. To receive text messages to your cell phone, your phone must have text messaging capabilities. NOTE: Buchanan County cannot guarantee notifications will be received by the intended recipient as notifications are dependent upon external providers (phone carrier, cell phone provider, email service, etc.). By registering below, you will not receive unsolicited calls. Neither the County nor its system vendor sells the contact number database.
SIGN UP BELOW: TO SIGN UP, PLEASE COMPLETE THE INFORMATION BELOW AND THEN CLICK ON THE “SIGN UP NOW” BUTTON. Buchanan County Alerts is pre-populated with landline telephone numbers published in the White Pages and their associated property address. Cell phone and other telephone numbers can be added to the system for notifications also affecting your property address. For each phone number, indicate if a voice or text message is desired. In order to receive both text and voice alerts, you must enter your cell phone number twice. Select the “Text” option the first time and the “Voice” option the second time. If you need to change, update, or remove your phone number(s), please use the links provided at the bottom of this page. Alerts sent from Buchanan County will originate from 69310 for text messages and (319) 555-5555 for voice notifications. Please be sure to save these in your phone book as Buchanan County Alerts. Email alerts will originate from firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to adjust your SPAM filter to allow these messages.
*Message and Data rates may apply.
*Text "HELP" to 69310 for help.