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Posted on: April 13, 2021

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Code Red Alerts

Elbert County is part of the CodeRED alert network, a free emergency notification system that contacts registered users via phone. This service will notify subscribers of emergency situations through pre-recorded phone calls, text messages, emails and the CodeRED mobile alert app.

TYPES OF CodeRED NOTIFICATIONS:

  • Road closures during storms 
  • Severe weather warnings and weather-related emergencies 
  • Lost children 
  • Police activity 
  • Fire emergencies 
  • Any emergency reason deemed necessary by County officials

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

Register With a Text Message 

Now, it’s even easier to register for notifications through Text to Enroll a streamlined method to help residents subscribe to emergency notifications and severe weather alerts. Residents can text ELBERTALERTS to 99411 to receive a text message containing a link to the subscription page for CodeRED. 

You will only receive a warning if the physical address(es) you add to the system are in the area that is affected by the emergency. 

OTHER WAYS TO SIGN UP 

Register online at https://bit.ly/2FJVphP

Register by phone by calling 303-805-6132 Monday through Thursday (7:30am-5pm). 

You will only receive a warning if the physical address(es) you add into the system are in the areas affected by the emergency. 

8 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE CodeRED SYSTEM:

  1. You can register multiple addresses, like your home and work, to receive updates related to different geographic areas. 
  2. You may register multiple phone numbers for any address. 
  3. Signing up allows users to set their contact preferences. 
  4. If you move, you will need to register again with the new address. 
  5. A CodeRED Emergency Message will have a caller ID number of 866-419-5000 and will be identified using the name Emergency Comm. 
  6. Individuals may choose to opt out of receiving weather alerts only. Most landline phone numbers are already listed in the CodeRED database. 
  7. To opt out of CodeRED notifications, visit https://bit.ly/2Rzmb3I or call 866-939-0911. 
  8. All personal information submitted to the CodeRED system is confidential.

WHAT IS THE CodeRED MOBILE APP?

CodeRED offers a mobile app for Android and iPhones. Elbert County residents and business owners who download the app will receive CodeRED alerts for the geo-location of the phone. Alerts will include community, emergency and severe weather updates. 

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