If there were an emergency in Chesapeake, how would you find out about it? Register for Chesapeake Alert and be among the first to receive urgent messages from your city government. By registering, you can choose the best notification option for you – cell phone, text, email or home phone. You can also register for non-emergency updates from City departments. Go to CityofChesapeake.net/ChesapeakeAlert to sign up. Anyone who registered under the old system before February 4, 2014, must re-register. Don’t wait until an emergency happens. CityofChesapeake.net/ChesapeakeAlert.