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