Alert Bay - Emergency Notification System


Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for Alert Bay. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in situations such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

You will receive time-sensitive notifications wherever you specify, such as your home and/or office via mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.

Subscribe and WIN!

People who register for Alert Bay through June 1, 2017 will be eligible for monthly drawings that include weather radios.

As an incentive for residents and visitors to sign up for Alert Bay, Bay County will give away an emergency weather radio (All Hazards Alert Weather Radio Midland WR-120) each month through June 1, 2017.

Alert Bay Contest Rules

  • There will be a drawing each month from among Alert Bay subscribers to choose one winner for a radio.
  • The contest ends June 1, 2017.
  • Only one winner per household is allowed during the entire length of this promotion.
  • Winners will be selected at random and will be notified by telephone and/or email.
  • Prizes can be claimed at the offices of the Bay County Emergency Services, 700 Highway 2300 Panama City (Southport). Prizes cannot be mailed or shipped.
  • If prizes are not claimed within 30 days of the date of the drawing, the prizes will be placed back in the prize pool for another winner to be selected.
  • By participating in this promotion, participants agree to allow Bay County to use their images and/or sound recordings as part of the promotion for Alert Bay.
  • Entrants waive any claim and agree not to assert any claim against Bay County, its employees, contractors or its licensees, or affiliated or related companies during this promotion.
  • Void where prohibited; subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • To sign up for Alert Bay, go to