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What Happens to Your Phone When The Power Goes Out?

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Safety Preparedness

Whether you have a landline, cell phone or rotary phone, learn about what happens to the various types of phones and/or phone services when the electricity is turned off or a blackout occurs.

You may register your cellular or VoIP telephone and email address here. Your data will not be shared or used for any purpose other than to receive public safety notifications from local City and County public safety officials.

It is important for you and your family to be prepared for an emergency situation including earthquakes, fires, floods, mudslides and various other natural disasters. Learn how to create an emergency plan, what supplies to have available, and what to have on your emergency checklist.


What's AlertMontereyCounty?

AlertMontereyCounty is a system used by City and County public safety officials to deliver emergency notifications to residents and businesses impacted by, or in danger of being impacted by, an emergency or disaster.

AlertMontereyCounty uses the 9-1-1 database to call and deliver a recorded message to all landline phone numbers in a specific geographic area within a City and/or the County.

Residents may also be notified on their cell phone, Voice over IP (VoIP) phone or at their email address. Those wishing to receive messages on these devices must register online.

Contact Us: E-mail: Alert@co.monterey.ca.us or Call: 831-755-8969

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