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Stay Informed and Stay Safe

Sign up for the Washington County, MD Citizen Emergency Notification System to receive timely updates on emergency situations affecting our community. 

Life is unpredictable, but being prepared doesn’t have to be. By enrolling in our notification system, you’ll receive critical alerts via texts or calls directly to your mobile device, keeping you informed about potential risks and necessary actions during emergencies. Your safety is our priority, and staying connected is the first step towards a resilient community. Don’t miss out on vital information – join today and be in the know when it matters most!

To sign up you can click the button, fill out the form, or download the mobile app.

Emergency Management

100 West Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Phone: (240) 313-2921

Email: [email protected]

TTY users may call any government office
through the Maryland Relay Service

Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government


Liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential personal on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, until noon. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual.

The starting time for today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting will be reevaluated at 9:00 am.

For those required to travel, exercise caution on the roadways. If driving is necessary, ensure your vehicle is completely cleared, drive at a reduced speed, practice caution, and avoid crowding or passing plows.
We’ll keep the public informed of any changes. Stay updated by monitoring Washington County Government’s website and social media channels for the latest information. Your safety is our priority!