Emergency Notification - CodeRED

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CodeRED is an automated notification system the city uses to call residents with a recorded message. CodeRED can reach Elk River residents by residential phone, business phone, or cell phone. It will make three attempts to contact citizens and will leave messages in voicemail boxes and on answering machines. Emergency managers can send a message to the entire city or to a selected area.

What is CodeRED used for?

CodeRED alerts are issued for a variety of situations, including natural disasters, terrorism threats, gas leaks, snow emergencies and severe weather, water contamination, chemical spills, missing child alerts, tornado's, flash flooding, etc. 

Sign up today

The only way to be sure your information is entered into the CodeRED system is to sign up for the notifications. To include your contact information in the CodeRED system, click here. You will be asked to provide your phone number and home address so that notifications made only to selected neighborhoods are accurate. Your information will only be used for CodeRED notification purposes. If you are unable to sign up online, call 763-635-1000.