Powered by RAVE Smart911, VBAlert is the City of Virginia Beach's opt-in emergency alert and warning system.
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The City of Virginia Beach uses VBAlert to send notifications to residents and visitors when there is a public safety incident. Alerts are automatically sent to landline telephones in the affected area(s) of the city. To receive text alert notifications on your mobile device(s) or via email, simply register online as a new user.

VBAlert Messages Include

  • Weather watches and warnings
  • Evacuation announcements
  • Rabid animal alerts
  • Police, fire, or EMS activity
  • Hazardous materials incidents
  • Boil water advisories
  • Transportation disruptions (road closures, major traffic incidents)


The VBAlert system sends messages to registered users via text, email, and phone.

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Page Last Updated: March 21, 2022
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