Emergency Alerts & Notifications

We want to make sure our residents and businesses are safe and informed. The CivicReady mass notification solution is a communication service available to our residents and businesses to receive emergency and routine notifications. You have the ability to customize your notification preferences by signing up below. Communication can be received through email, text and/or phone call according to your selections and based on address locations that you specify. The information you provide is confidential and will not be shared.


The City of Johnston uses CivicReady to send emergency alerts and other notifications.

Subscribers can register to receive emergency alerts via phone call, text message, and / or email. Non-emergency messages will be sent by text and / or email.

Examples of messages sent through CivicReady:

  • A snow parking ban is in effect
  • Missing persons
  • Local threats
  • Road closures and traffic alerts
  • Utility service disruptions
  • Other incidents that require rapid communication

If you wish to subscribe to emergency alerts by SMS text message only, text your zip code to 38276.

Notify Me

Stay up-to-date with general news and information from the City of Johnston by subscribing to Notify Me email and text notifications.

By signing up, you can receive automatic notifications for: 

  • Calendar Events
  • News Flash updates
  • City of Johnston Job Postings
  • Board, Council, and Commission Agendas