In case of emergency

Call 911 if you are experiencing an emergency.

VT-Alert system for Vermont residents

VT-Alert is used by the state and local responders to notify the public of emergency situations, including chemical spills, shelter-in-place alerts, severe weather advisories, boil water advisories, and roadway interruptions. Individuals can tailor the alerts to specific locations, types of alerts, and on which devices they will be notified.

The first step is to register for VT-Alert. After registration, alerts can be modified as noted above.


Twitter:  @VermontAlert

CARE | Citizen Assistance Registry for Emergencies

CARE allows individuals that require additional assistance in a disaster to register with E911. Emergency Responders and Emergency Management Directors can then request CARE data during a disaster to provide appropriate assistance to those individuals. Individuals that are interested in registering for CARE can complete the online form and mail to E911 at State of VT Enhanced 911 Board, 6 Baldwin St., 2nd FL, Montpelier, VT, 05633-7960 or email it to

Community resource specialists ready to connect you with the help you deserve.

Suicide Prevention Dial 988

If you or someone you know is having a hard time, getting help is key. Suicide is preventable. 

Vermont 211

Vermont 211 is a free, confidential information and referral program of the United Ways of Vermont, helping to connect Vermonters with a ride range of community, health, and human resources and services. Just dial 211!

Additional resources

To help you prepare for an emergency there are resources such as this Vermont Emergency Management Community Preparedness webpage. It includes links to many useful workbooks and comprehensive ways for families or businesses to prepare for an emergency.

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