City to test CodeRED emergency system Friday

 


The City of Petersburg has contracted with the Emergency Communications Network to provide emergency notification services. This system will be tested at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16.

“If you have a public, published telephone number, you are automatically entered into the system,” Petersburg Medical Center Hospital Preparedness Coordinator Liz Bacom said. “But if you have a cell phone, you will need to register your number to receive these notifications.”

The CodeRED system is a reverse 911 type of service.

Instead of calling 911 for an emergency, this system will call you to inform th...



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