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Citizen Notification System

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Everbridge LogoThe Charles County Citizen Notification System (CNS) - Powered by EverBridge, is a free service that allows you to receive emergency, weather and community notifications via phone calls, text messages, email and more, for the locations you care about in Charles County. You can choose to receive notifications about events that may affect your home, your child's school, your parent's home, your workplace or other locations.

Signing Up Keeps You Informed

With Charles County CNS You Can

  • Pick the type of notifications that you wish to receive, including public safety, traffic, weather and community information notifications.
  • Designate up to ten (10) delivery methods, including home phone, cell phone, text messaging, mobile app and email.
  • Supply up to five (5) addresses to receive appropriate notifications for specific County locations. All weather alerts are geo-targeted based on the location information.

Receive notifications via the Everbridge Mobile Member App on your smartphone! Visit the Apple Store (for iPhone and iPad) or the Google Play Store (for Android devices) and search for Everbridge Mobile Member.


Please refer to our FAQs. or call 301-645-0734.

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Charles County will make every attempt to contact you in the event of an emergency. CNS is not a substitute for 9-1-1. In the event of a critical emergency, always contact 9-1-1 immediately.

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