Santa Rosa County utilizes all measures possible to provide warnings to our citizens
REVERSE 911® is an emergency notification system, used to call homes and businesses to alert them during a variety of emergencies. Using a mapping system, REVERSE 911® can call a section of the county that may be affected by an incident occurring in their area. A recorded message provides the listener with information about the emergency and recommended steps to protect their family from harm. The emergency notification system recognizes answering machines and will leave a message. If you are receiving telephone service from an internet provider or utilizing a cellular phone as your primary service you should call our office at 850-983-5360 Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30 to have your information put in the system.
Emergency Alert System (EAS), or the alarm utilized by radio and TV stations, is a conduit for passing on life-saving weather information and emergency messages. For a list of stations that participate in broadcasting EAS messages click here. (Insert pdf. List here)
Media Releases Santa Rosa County, through the public information officer, provides all information regarding safety of life and property to all media outlets that covers news in Santa Rosa County.
Breaking News and Citizen Advisory Alerts Emergency information can be viewed on the Santa Rosa County web page at www.santarosa.fl.gov and interested persons can sign up to have breaking news emailed to them when the information is updated with emergency or other information that may affect daily life in Santa Rosa County.
Mediacom provides Santa Rosa County the opportunity to interrupt regular cable broadcasts and provide emergency messages on channel 27.
Weather Channel Crawler The Weather channel has agreed to display Santa Rosa County emergency weather related information on their text crawl, which is displayed at the bottom of the television screen.
Taminco/Air Products Sirens Sirens are placed strategically throughout the Pace area to provide emergency alerts from the Taminco/Air Product Plant. These sirens may be used for hazardous material release or weather related incidents. Sirens are tested on the first Sunday of each month at 2:15 PM CST.
NOAA Weather Radio Emergency Management highly recommends the purchase of a NOAA Weather Radio. This radio will provide quick alerts for emergency situations such as tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and other weather related incidents that could produce quickly. This is a low cost item that could save your life!