Emergency Contact Information

​​​​​Severe weather can strike at any time and cause long lasting affects on the personal lives and property of our citizens.  The following are various resources available for obtaining and reporting emergency information:

  • ​VB  9-1-1​:  Report medical emergencies, fires, crimes, traffic accidents, and suspicious people/events.
  • VBAlert:  the city's alert notification system, enables the city to send a recorded message to residents with landline phones in specific geographic areas and provide important public safety and emergency information. Residents and non-residents alike can also opt-in to receive VBAlert notifications via email and/or text message by registering their devices with VBAlert at www.VBgov.com/VBAlert
  • 3-1-1:  can be dialed from any landline telephone within Virginia Beach city limits to reach the city's Public Information Office 24/7, or cell phone users outside city limits can call (757)385-3111.
  • VBTV Cable Channels/Cox Cable 46, 47 and 48; Verizon Cable 45, 46 and 47: 
  • Television Channels:  WTKR 3, WAVY 10, and WVEC 13.
  • NOAA Weather Radio:  provides continuous broadcasts of the latest weather information from your local National Weather Service Office 24/7.
  • Dominion Virginia Power: 1-888-667-3000 (available for 24/7 reporting outages, downed lines, or other emergencies); 1-800-291-7745 (toll free) TDD for the Hearing Impaired.
  • Virginia Natural Gas: 1-877-572-3342 for natural gas leaks, odors, or emergencies.​