Please make sure you are receiving emergency text alerts from the City! This is how we will communicate to you in the event of a disaster. Click here to sign up for AC Alert: After you enter your contact info, you can choose what alerts you would like to receive. Click on the County box to receive important County alerts about health and safety. Click on Cities and find Alameda and click on the 3 alerts we offer. You can also select other nearby cities if you'd like to receive their alerts. Another quick way to sign up is by texting your zip code to 888777. You will receive City alerts this way, but you are not creating an account, so access will be limited.