Emergency Alerts Sign-Up

By enrolling in City of Crest Hill's Smart Message - Community Alert Network, you can now stay connected by receiving up to the minute Emergency Alerts from local officials regarding immediate or pending threats to public safety or property, where immediate notification is necessary. Examples include:
  • Boil Orders
  • Crime Alerts
  • Evacuation Recommendations
  • Water Main Breaks
You can sign up for Smart Message here.

Various Notification Methods


You can also elect to receive Announcements, Notices, and Public Safety Non-Emergency information sent to your home phone, work phone, texted to your cell phone, or emailed to you between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. You can select how you receive the information based on the contact information you provide during the sign up process.

Notification Examples


Examples include:
  • Announcements - May inform you of scheduled water and sewer repairs. Messages may also inform you of scheduled street closures, resurfacing projects, and parking bans.
  • Notices - will come from City of Crest Hill and will consist of community information regarding upcoming festivals, changes in garbage pick-up, and community press releases.
  • Public Safety Non-Emergency Information - will come from City of Crest Hill Police Department informing citizens about crime prevention information, public safety events, neighborhood crime alert information. Public Works Department will send out information regarding annual hydrant flushing.
Please Note: This system is not being used as a severe weather notification system. City of Crest Hill encourages residents to proactively seek out weather related information from official channels such as the National Weather Service or your preferred local media source. it is a best practice to have a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio at your residence or place of business that broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts, and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. More information about weather radios can be found at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website.