The CodeRED system is used to send emergency notifications, from evacuations notices to missing child alerts. Residents and businesses located within Benzie county are encouraged to sign up for CodeRED to be sure they receive timely emergency notifications and other important information and instructions when alerts are issued.
When you enroll in the CodeRED system, alerts are issued to you by your geographical location. Alerts can be sent to your cell phone, land line, by text and even e-mail. You get to choose! With Code RED, you get the option of also receiving the CodeRED Weather Warning. These alerts are automatically generated when the National Weather Service issues a warning for your location. This early warning could prove to be life saving.
The CodeRED alert system is free to Benzie County Residents. To sign up for CodeRED, click on the picture at the top of the page. It will only take a few minutes to enjoy a service that just may save your life. Please tell all your friends and family about this invaluable service. If they don't have computer access, have them contact the Benzie County Office of Emergency Management and we will be happy to assist them.