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Social Media

The City maintains three Facebook pages containing departmental updates related to public safety as well as other community news and updates. See below for a listing of the current Facebook accounts operated by the City:

- City of Edwardsville (primary): CLICK HERE
- Edwardsville Police Department: CLICK HERE
- Edwardsville Fire Department: CLICK HERE
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Edwardsville Hotshot E-Newsletter

A popular City outreach service is the Edwardsville Hotshot e-newsletter. This publication hits inboxes the Friday's prior to Edwardsville City Council meeting and includes links to meeting materials including a ton of community news updates. This is the best way to stay up-to-date with Parks & Rec programming, community events like our holiday parades, Edwardsville AutumnFest, and the Mayor's Tree Lighting Ceremony, updates from Edwardsville Elementary and the Unified Government, and much more. To sign up for the free newsletter, CLICK HERE. You can also text the word HOTSHOT to 42828 on your mobile phone and follow the instructions provided.


The latest City outreach service is the TextMyGov alert system. This service allows the City to send alerts directly to registrants mobile phones. This can include updates related to emergency weather, City Hall closures, upcoming registration deadlines for Parks & Rec programming, public safety information, and more. To sign up for this free service, text the word EDWARDSVILLE to 91896 and follow the instructions. You can also scan the QR code below with your phone to sign up today.
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