Emergency Notification System

MARCH 2, 2018 - Winter Storm Update

Please be advised heavy snowfall across the region has created hazardous road conditions and downed power lines and trees. Road conditions are hazardous please take extra precautionary measures by giving yourself extra time, be careful and slow down. 

1. Watch for downed wires - DO NOT approach or drive over - contact emergency services immediately.  There are widespread outages across the City and Region. 

2. Please be patient and prepared as Emergency crews are working overtime to alleviate the hazardous conditions and prolonged power outages. 

3. Those in need of emergency shelter or access to electricity for medical devises should contact the non-emergency dispatch number (440) 593-7440.

To stay informed for emergency notifications, please register on the county’s mass notification system, Swift911

There are two (2) simple options to opt-in and provide contact information, or change the current information we have for you.

Swift911 WEB PORTAL *

Within the Ashtabula County website, there is Swift911™ link with a logo at the bottom of the page. Simply click on this link and follow instructions to provide your information. The Ashtabula County website can be found at www.ashtabulacounty.us.


To get the Swift911™ Mobile App, simply text the word “Swift911” to “99538”. You will receive a response with a link for the Swift911Public App within your app store. This app is free and available on most Apple, Android and Windows smart phones.  

* The web portal requires an email address to register.  If you do not have an email address, you can register through the mobile app on your cell phone or by calling the Ashtabula Co. EMA at 440-576-9148and they will assist