CODE RED is a free and secure service offered by the Suffolk County Department of Fire Rescue and Emergency Services (FRES) that can provide you with important information in times of emergency, including the threat of severe weather.
The CODE RED emergency notification system is an extremely high speed communication service capable of delivering millions of pre-recorded emergency telephone messages per day to Suffolk County homes and businesses. CODE RED also has high speed email and text messaging capability. Participants may register up to two phone numbers and one email address. Adding your contact information will ensure that you will be included when a message is sent.
Data collected will only be used for emergency notification purposes. For more information, or to sign up over the phone, please contact the Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management during regular business hours at (631) 852-4900.
Facts about CODE RED:
· If a call is not answered, CODE RED will deliver the message in its entirety to voicemail and answering devices.
· CODE RED messages can be delivered in text format to the hearing impaired via TTY/TDD equipment.
· Message recipients may dial the toll-free number displayed on their Caller ID to hear the last CODE RED message delivered to that phone number.
· When you receive a call from CODE RED, your caller ID will show that the call is coming from (866) 419-5000 and the caller will be Emergency Communications.