There are multiple ways for you to stay informed before, during and after a disaster. The following is a list of resources available to you during an emergency or disaster situation. Also, follow local emergency personnel on social media for the latest updates.
CTPrepares Mobile App
Have all the latest and important information in the palm of your hand in the event of an emergency or loss of power. The CTPrepares Mobile App can be downloaded on both Apple and Android smartphones. It provides information and alerts in emergency situations and incorporates text messaging, email, and social networking, as well as allows residents to communicate with family members during an emergency. Receive real-time notifications including emergency news, state office closings, and public safety messages.
CT Safe Mobile App
The CT Safe Mobile App allows citizens of Connecticut to report on suspicious activities within their communities. Learn more about additional tip reporting options. If You See Something, Say Something!
Connecticut 2-1-1 provides informational services to the public during disasters. Call 2-1-1 if you need help finding specific resources or basic information before, during, and after a disaster. Resources are available on the Connecticut 2-1-1 website.
CT Alert Notification System
CT Alert is an enrollment-based notification system that is used to notify the public of upcoming emergency situations. Sign up to receive alerts.
Notification of Early Release/Late Opening for State Offices
The Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security will update their website with the latest early releases/late openings for State Offices.