Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management

Office Hours

8:30 am to 4:30 pm weekdays

(360) 385-9368
Fax: (360) 385-9376
81 Elkins Road
Port Hadlock, WA  98339

Urgent (after hours)
(360) 344-9779
Request contact with Duty Officer via JeffCom. (Expect call back from DEM Duty Officer within 10 minutes or less.)


Jefferson County Emergency Text Alerts
Sign up to receive Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management’s emergency alerts by text on your mobile phone and/or by email. There is no charge for this service (service provider fees for text message may apply).

What NIXLE  Means to Jefferson County & Port Townsend
A messaging technology (provided by NIXLE) is being used in Jefferson County to send local alerts and advisories directly to subscribers. A text-enabled cell phone or mobile device is all you need to receive alerts and advisories notices.

Messages via NIXLE are from a certified source. When you subscribe to this account, you will only receive verified messages from the Dept. of Emergency Management. With NIXLE text messages you'll know as soon as we know!

Important sign up information: be sure to reply to the confirmation message you will receive from nixle when you sign up! We recommend that you save the number 888777 to your phone as "NIXLE ALERTS" so you will recognize it as an important message.

Text Messages From Us Are Shown As "JEFFCOEOC"

If you need assistance with your account please email for support.

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Register here for text alerts from Jefferson County WA Emergency Management. Click here to sign up for NIXLE messages providing crucial information in an emergency directly to your text-enabled device + email.

Receive local text and email notices about incidents in progress in the Jefferson County — Port Townsend area. (Powered by NIXLE©).