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Welcome to the VBAlert System
The city of Virginia Beach, Virginia uses the VBAlert system to provide rapid voice, email and text alerts to subscribers when there is a public safety situation. VBAlert is a free*, automated service that delivers important information about severe weather conditions or other public safety events, directly to your email inbox or mobile device(s). This enables citizens to take immediate action to protect life and property. In addition to receiving emergency alerts, citizens can subscribe to multiple groups to receive non-emergency information that is of interest to them.
Available VBAlert Groups Include:
Business Watch - Crime prevention tips and heightened awareness alerts for local businesses from the Police Crime Prevention unit (email delivery only). Categories include:
Educational: day/after care, museum, private school
Financial: bank, credit union, check cashing, ATM on site
Food Service: restaurant, fast food, convenience store, take out, delivery, drive-thru, 24-hours, ATM on site
Industrial: manufacturer, factory, storage
Lodging: hotel, motel
Medical: hospital, private practice, urgent care, pharmacy, veterinary hospital, chiropractor, medications on site, hazmat on site
Real Estate: home sales, rental properties
Recreation: park, marina, theater, concert venue, sports venue
Business Watch (cont.)
Religious: church, synagogue, temple, mosque, cemetery, other religious facility
Retail: shopping mall, big box store, electronics, jewelry, thrift, clothing, automobile dealer, convenience store, grocery, beauty supply, ATM on site
Service: automotive, hair salon, contractor, home cleaning, electronics repair, gas station, massage, storage, ATM on site/li>
Weather Warnings - Alerts about severe weather conditions affecting Virginia Beach, delivered to your email or mobile device. Weather warnings include:
Citizens and visitors can register multiple email addresses and mobile devices with VBAlert. To start receiving VBAlert notifications on your mobile device(s) or in your email, you first need to create an account. Signing up is easy and will only take a few minutes. Click the “New User Registration” link to the left to sign up and start receiving alerts. Once you establish an account, you can log into your account at any time to modify your current selections. Remember, there is no cost to subscribe to this service or to update your profile.
You do not need to subscribe in order to receive alerts on your landline phone. VBAlert messages will be sent to landline phones in an affected area, regardless of whether or not you have subscribed to the system.
VBAlert is a product of Cooper Notification protected by U.S. Patent No. 7,409,428, other patents pending. Roam Secure, Roam Secure Alert Network, and RSAN are trademarks of Cooper Industries in the United States and other countries. You are not permitted to use the Cooper trademarks without the prior written consent of Cooper Industries.