Under what circumstances will I receive WENS alerts?
WENS alerts are used during emergencies that threaten life safety and / or may severely impact the citizens of Washington County. These alerts may include severe weather alerts, Department of Homeland Security alerts, boil orders, evacuation alerts and other alerts that could affect you and your family.

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1. Why should I register for the Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS)?
2. How do I register for WENS service?
3. Is there a charge for registering to receive message through WENS?
4. Why are text messages easier than using phone calls for notifying citizens?
5. Under what circumstances will I receive WENS alerts?
6. Will the WENS system work if there is a power failure?
7. I do not want to receive WENS messages anymore. How do I unsubscribe?
8. How do I update my information if my email address, phone number or other information has changed?
9. Can I register my parents or other family members to receive alerts?
10. Will I receive advertising or spam on my phone?
11. How do I get additional information about WENS or report a problem with the system?