What is Okanogan County Alerts


5 (1)Signing up for Okanogan County Alert System assures that you receive time-sensitive notifications for hazards affecting your specific home address or workplace.
When Opting-IN:

You must provide an Okanogan County street address and verify the address before we can notify you via your chosen method(s) (Phone/Text/Email). 

If you have already Opted-IN, log into your account at least once a year to verify your account information.

If you cant remember your login information please contact us at 509-422-7206 or  to obtain your user name and/or reset your password.

New Account: 

Updating OR Checking Info:

New Options:

To view an ONLINE list of Okanogan County Notifications:

To view notifications in Spanish, select "Spanish" from the Language Translate drop-down menu (upper left of webpage).

To receive text notifications issued anywhere in Okanogan County, text OKCOUNTY to 888777.

To receive text notifications in Spanish, text OKESP to 888777. (Notifications may already be in Spanish.)

To receive notifications about an Okanogan County city/town, text its zip code to 888777.

Text notifications can be stopped by texting STOP to 888777.
Audio Board

Recorded phone notifications can be listened to by calling 509-740-0602.
Facebook and Twitter

Follow "Okanogan County Emergency Management" on Facebook where notifications and good-to-know information are posted, along with photos and videos.

Follow @okanoganDEM on Twitter. 

We DO NOT monitor Facebook or Twitter 24 hours a day. For a quicker response, email us at em@co.okanogan.wa.us or call 509-422-7206 and leave a message. 

Okanogan County Emergency Management (OCEM) will use all means possible to notify you of any hazards in order for you to take action regarding your safety.

DO NOT WAIT for OCEM or First Responders to notify you of a hazard; take action if needed.

SELF-RESPONSIBILITY is your first resource.
Notification Numbers

Okanogan County Alert System: 893-61 (sends texts to residents who have opted-in;  this number cannot receive texts back)

Text Notifications: 888777 (text OKCOUNTY for Okanogan County & OKESP for Spanish version; text zip code for Okanogan County city/town)

Audio Board: (509 )740-0602 (plays recorded notifications; no human operator)

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If case of an Emergency call 9-1-1 or for Non-Emergency call 509-422-7232 (Okanogan County Dispatch)