Community Emergency Alert Network

Latest Alerts || Weather and Operating Status Updates || Emergency Information

The Community Emergency Alert Network (CEAN) delivers important emergency alerts, notifications and updates during a major crisis or emergency, in addition to day-to-day notices about weather and traffic. Messages will be delivered to all devices you register:

  • email account
  • mobile phone
  • text pager
  • satellite phone
  • wireless device

CEAN: Sign In or Register

CEAN logo New user? Register as an INDIVIDUAL || Register as a BUSINESS (more information)

Already a user? Enter your email address and password below.

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Other Alert Systems

Wireless Emergency Alerts may be sent to anyone with an enabled phone based on location. You automatically receive these messages if you have the right type of mobile phone.

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Sign up for alerts from other area jurisdictions in Virginia, Maryland and D.C.

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Sign up for alerts from the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS).

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CEAN: More Information

These services are dependent upon external providers such as your wireless carrier or e-mail delivery service. Fairfax County Government cannot guarantee notifications will be received by the intended recipient. Service costs from your carrier are your responsibility.

Fairfax County's CEAN complements other public notification methods, such as cable Channel 16, the Fairfax County Government Web site, the Fairfax County Government Emergency Information Line (703-817-7771, TTY 711) and area media, both radio, television and online.


Contact Fairfax County: Phone, Email or Twitter | Main Address: 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035
Technical Questions: Web Administrator

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