Alert SCC is a mass notification system that sends emergency information and instructions to anyone who lives or works in Santa Clara County by sending messages to phone numbers or on other devices. The system is used for, among other things:
Flooding, wildfires, and subsequent evacuations
Public safety incidents, including, crimes that may immediately affect our neighborhoods.
Post disaster information about shelters, transportation or supplies.
In addition to Alert SCC, there are two additional alert systems in our area.
Los Altos Hills Town Alerts It doesn’t matter if you’re a resident or in the unincorporated area. You can sign up at http://www.losaltoshills.ca.gov/381/EMERGENCY-ALERTS
NIXLE is a community alert system used by the Los Altos Police and other government agencies. You can sign up at www.nixle.com