Code Red Emergency Alerts


What is CodeRED

Door County uses CodeRED to send EMERGENCY notifications by phone, email, text and social media to keep citizens informed of emergencies such as an evacuation notices, utility outages, water main breaks, fire or floods, chemical spills, or other emergency situations.

Door County may also activate CodeRED to send GENERAL notifications to registered subscribers to communicate non-life safety matters, such as planned road closures, water main repairs, water and power service interruptions, etc. By selecting the box for GENERAL alerts, you can also receive these types of notifications.

There is no charge to register for or use CodeRED and your personal information will be kept confidential. Registering for CodeRED is quick and easy:

Required information to register includes first and last name, street address (physical address only, no PO boxes), city, state, zip code and primary phone number, however, additional phone numbers can be entered as well.  Emails are optional, but you may enter as many as you would like.  

Once you are registered for CodeRED:

  • Add the CodeRED phone number, 866.419.5000 to your caller ID – this is for EMERGENCY CALLS
  • Add the CodeRED phone number, 855.969.4636 to your caller ID - this is for GENERAL CALLS

If you miss a call from CodeRED, simply call the phone number back and you will be able to hear the last message delivered. 

 Things to Know About CodeRED

  • CodeRED delivers notifications by phone, email, text, social media, and/or mobile alerts
  • CodeRED is compatible with TDD/TTY devices for those with hearing impairments
  • Individuals and businesses may add as many phone numbers, email and texts numbers as they choose

 CodeRED Mobile Alert App

Residents and visitors can now receive enhanced public safety alerts no matter where you are located via the CodeRed Mobile Alert App; a free public safety app for both Android and iPhone users. The CodeRED Mobile Alert app delivers community and emergency alerts to individuals targeted within an impacted geographical area so that they may also receive timely notifications when they are away from home in any community that utilizes CodeRED for notifications.

If you are currently a CodeRED subscriber that has already registered your mobile phone to get notifications from Door County, you will continue to receive calls. However, if you download the app, you will also be able to get alerts to your smartphone anywhere you may be in the country.

To download the free CodeRED Mobile Alert app, visit the Google Play or iTunes store.

For more information about the CodeRED service, contact: Door County Emergency Management.