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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Sign Up for Johnson County Emergency Notification System

JCENS Alert Iowa

About the Johnson County Emergency Notification System

The Johnson County Emergency Notification System (JCENS) is a high-speed telephone emergency notification service. This notification system for mass public safety alerts is a free opt-in service for Johnson County residents.

During an emergency, the system delivers mass voice, text, and email messages to registered phones and email addresses. The system allows dispatchers and emergency managers to notify the entire county or specific areas of an evacuation, lost or missing person, or other type of public safety threat.

The system also sends alerts to email and text-capable cell subscribers for specific hazardous weather threats issued by the National Weather Service: Severe Storm Warnings, Tornado Warnings, Flash Flood Warnings, Ice Warnings, and Blizzard Warnings. The system can provide desktop popup alerting for government buildings within Johnson County.

To subscribe to the Johnson County Emergency Notification System, please visit

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For additional information, please contact Dave Wilson, Johnson County Emergency Management Agency Director, at 319.356.6700.

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