CodeRED® is a high-speed mass notification system used to alert the citizens of Mille Lacs County in the event of an impending or actual emergency in Mille Lacs County. CodeRED® is one of three systems used in Mille Lacs County to alert the citizens, the other two being the outdoor warning sirens and the Emergency Alert System.
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Yes! The CodeRED® Emergency Communications Network (ECN) can email you, text you, call your VoIP phone, your landline and your cell phone. Go to the CodeRED® Community Notification Enrollment page and add the information under your personal profile.
Just remember though, if you change telephone numbers, email address or telephone service providers you will need to update your information.
Yes, Please go to the CodeRED® Community Notification Enrollment page. When completing the online form you must click on the TTY option.
No, Mille Lacs County respects your privacy. CodeRED® will be used regarding time-sensitive general and emergency notifications that only authorized officials have access to the CodeRED® system.
The CodeRED® database contains information received from public databases, including regional phonebooks; however, no resident should assume that their information is in the system. If you cannot register online, you can contact Mille Lacs County Central Dispatch or Mille Lacs County Emergency Management by calling 320-983-8288.
Yes, please go to the CodeRED® Community Notification Enrollment page.
Please note that emergency calls can only be delivered to a direct dial number. Automated attendants will disrupt the process and calls will not be delivered.
Yes. The CodeRED® Mobile Alert app can be downloaded for free on Google Play and iTunes. It provides advanced, real-time, hyperlocal alerts to subscribers within the reach of a given location generated by public safety officials across the United States and Canada.
Yes, you must live in, or operate a business in Mille Lacs County in order to receive emergency notifications through CodeRED®.
The CodeRED® system is capable of contacting all county residents or specific geographical areas. You may not be called if an emergency is occurring in a specific area of the county and is contained to that area.
After you enter your address, a push pin will reflect your exact location on the map.
CodeRED® is an emergency notification service that allows emergency officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive general and emergency notifications. Only authorized officials have access to the CodeRED® system. It will only be used in emergencies to notify citizens of things like:
Most residential and business land lines are in the system as well as some cell phones. The best way to be sure is to register! This will allow you to receive messages on your home phone, cell phone, by text message and email.