Coronavirus, COVID-19: Important Updates and Multilingual Resources.

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The City of Harrisonburg offers several alert notification systems to keep residents notified in the event of an emergency or for updates on city services or events.


Emergency Alert:

The City of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County encourages all residents and businesses within the boundaries of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County to provide contact information so that you may be notified in the event of an emergency or life threatening weather event (tornado, flash flood warning, etc).

To sign up, please visit:


Notify Harrisonburg:

Notify Harrisonburg is an email alert system for notifications for changes to city services like trash collection, as well as updates on services, meetings, and events.

Types of Notifications:

Trash Collection: Receive email alert notifications during city holidays or inclement weather when it affects city trash collection.

Bicycle and Pedestrian: Receive agendas for future Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee meetings and find out when meeting summaries are posted online, and receive information about upcoming biking and walking events sponsored by the City and its partners. Notices are sent one to two times per month.

Stormwater and Environmental Notifications: Receive notifications about volunteer opportunities (i.e. stream clean up and plantings), workshops, public meetings, and other related stormwater and environmental events sponsored by the City.  Learn more about the City's Stormwater Management Program.

Comprehensive Plan Update Notifications: Receive notifications about opportunities to share your ideas and how you can get involved with the City’s Comprehensive Plan update. Learn more about the Comprehensive Plan.

More information about Notify Harrisonburg.


Road Construction Projects and Lane Closures:

The City of Harrisonburg is now using the Populus Street Manager tool to help residents and business owners learn more about road projects and closures happening near them and across our community. Using this tool, you can see all ongoing road construction projects and lane closures, learn more about the purpose of the work, see when a project is expected to finish and zoom in to find your best detour option.