A short five or six digit number sequence that is displayed on the recipient’s phone when they receive a CodeRED message. These codes are designed to be easy to read and remember, allowing your residents to save the number into their address book. The short Code for Park County is 76993.
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The speed of the CodeRED system (up to 60,000 calls per hour) is so great that we are able to send a message to affected households almost as quickly as officials become aware of the situation.
Because Park County wants to reach everyone affected by an emergency whether or not they have signed up for CodeRED, the system comes with a database prepared by the company that supplies CodeRED service. This database is updated regularly.
If you have moved or changed your telephone number recently, you should definitely sign up for CodeRED service or update information you have already provided. Any new information you supply will automatically replace old information. CodeRED
If you do not have access to the internet, you can fill out a paper form that will be available at local government offices. This form is a duplicate of the online form. You may also call the Park County Communications Director at 719-836-4115. CodeRED
Many emergencies occur without advance warning. In such cases, you may have no reason to turn on a TV or radio. That’s when CodeRED can help officials alert you immediately and advise you to take appropriate action.
Park County selected CodeRED after researching and reviewing several similar services.
Residents that have solicitation blockers on their phones will not receive the entire emergency message. The Code Red system will assume the message for solicitation blockers is in fact your answering machine message, wait the appropriate amount of time and then deliver the message.
Residents can call the number back to hear the message again if part was missed. 866-419-5000
Residents should add the emergency number for code, 866-419-5000 as a contact in their cell phones so you know when we call you it is from code red.