Star City Alerts is the official emergency notification system used by the City of Roanoke to communicate with community residents during emergencies. Additional non-emergency, service-related alerts may be sent occasionally. Sign up now to receive alerts via text message, email, and/or voice message.
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This service is provided by the City of Roanoke at no cost to the public; however, message and data rates may apply depending on your provider and phone services. Please refer to your mobile phone's service plan for more information.
Additional languages offered to receive alerts through text and email: Arabic, Bosnian Latin, Chinese Simplified, Filipino, French, Haitian, Hindi, Hmong Daw, Persian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Urdu, Vietnamese.