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Emergency Alerts

Timely information during emergencies is important.  AlertHouston delivers critical information to Houston residents regarding current conditions, expected impacts, and protective actions to keep themselves and their loved ones safe.

COVID-19 News and Information

Get the latest information about COVID-19, including vaccinations, testing, educational resources, data, and more.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Take your best shot to end the pandemic by getting vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. Getting vaccinated is FREE and does not require ID, proof of residency, citizenship, or insurance.

COVID-19 Testing

Getting tested at Houston Health Department-affiliated sites is FREE, and does not require proof of residency, citizenship or insurance. Find a COVID-19 testing site near you.

Steer Clear of Flood Prone Roadways During Periods of Heavy Rainfall

The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) urges residents and visitors to avoid Houston roadways during periods of prolonged or intense rainfall.

Would You Need Help in a Disaster? Register for Assistance Online or by Phone

The State of Texas Emergency Assistance Register (STEAR) provides residents an opportunity to register for assistance in the event of a disaster.

Emergency Alerts