Emergency Notifications

In an emergency, you will be instructed to tune your radio to the Emergency Alert System (EAS) for information and protective measures. As part of your family emergency kit, you should have a battery powered radio so that you can receive critical information if there is a power outage.

The Emergency Broadcast stations for New Castle County are:
Primary — WDEL – AM 1150 KHz | WSTW – FM 93.7 MHz
Secondary — WJBR – AM 1290 KHz | WJBR – FM 99.5 MHz

The State of Delaware also operates a telephone call-out notification system called the Delaware Emergency Notification System (DENS). DENS places automated calls describing the incident and protective measures to all listed and unlisted land line phones. If you would like to have DENS call your cell phone you must register. DENS flyer and sign up.  You need to be prepared for any type of disaster.