SMC Alert (Email and Telephone Alerts)

SMC Alert is a digital communication system used by governments, emergency management agencies and first responders to send emergency alerts, notifications and updates to your cell phone, pager, Blackberry, PDA and/or e-mail account. To receive emergency alerts, all you have to do is sign up for an SMC Alert account. The City of Burlingame is offering the Community Alert System service free to residents and people working for businesses located in San Mateo County. You may sign up for a SMC Alert account free of charge. Your cell phone carrier may charge you a few pennies per text message received. The City of Burlingame does not assume any responsibility for costs charged to you by your carrier. 

To register for the SMC Alert, go to www.smcalert.info follow instructions for “new users”. Residents can select places where they live and work and any cities in San Mateo County for which they want to receive alerts.