Sign up for basic text message alerts for public safety emergencies, extreme weather warnings, traffic detours, parking bans, and more, simply by texting WoburnAlert to 67283*.
Additionally, you can receive Woburn Alerts through Rave Smart911, a free feature included with our Rave emergency notification system. Creating a Smart911 account is optional. The Smart911 service allows you to receive alerts in more ways; you can select from various alerting categories which can be customized to call phones, send text messages, and/or email. Sanitary sewer overflow incident notifications and information is found through the Public Works Sewer Department.
Public safety response teams utilizing Rave’s 911 services with accurate up to date Smart911 Safety Profiles benefit from advanced situational awareness information such as:
- EMS personnel could more quickly and effectively handle medical emergencies if they’re aware of family members’ allergies, specific medical conditions, or emergency contacts.
- Firefighters could arrive knowing exactly how many people live your home and where the bedrooms are located or if there are pets that need to be accounted for.
- Police could access a photo of a missing family member in seconds rather than minutes or hours, helping the search start faster.
Smart911 also offers a free iOS and Android app which can help safety personnel pinpoint your exact location and give you targeted emergency alerts even from areas outside of Woburn, all across the country, including a large number of colleges and universities.
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information regarding this service.
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