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Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Village of Park Forest has an emergency notification system called CodeRED. Most recently, it was utilized during the boil order.
It’s easy to sign up. Residents can receive a notification via landline, mobile phone, email, text message, or all of the above combined.
CodeRED also has an app. Here are the links for the app in the Apple Store and on Google Play:
And here’s a link to the CodeRED page apps if you prefer to download directly there.
This is Director of Communications Jason Miller at Monday’s meeting of the Village Board walking the public through the process of signing up for CodeRED.
Looking to share the web address quickly with friends? Tell them to go to villageofparkforest.com/codered.
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The villages of Matteson, Olympia Fields, Park Forest and Richton Park provide an emergency notification system to its residents in the event of emergency when critical information must be communicated. The CodeRED Emergency Notification System is an ultra high-speed telephone communication service designed to deliver emergency messages and distribute information considered to be important.
This system allows targeted areas of the Village, or the entire Village, to be notified within minutes with a pre-recorded message describing the situation. When necessary, you will be given specific instructions which may require immediate action on your part.
If you see 866-419-5000 displayed, you will know the call was a CodeRED emergency notification call. If you would like to hear the last message delivered to your phone, simply dial the number back.
Please note: There may be homes in Park Forest that no longer have a regular telephone line. In these cases it is critical that residents and businesses alike register their phone numbers to be called.
To sign-up to receive emergency notification, click the link below.
Have you moved and no longer wish to receive CodeRED notifications?
It’s that simple.