Powell County utilizes an emergency and mass notification system that will allow the County to send messages to residents.
CodeRED can be used to alert subscribers of natural disasters including severe storms, tornadoes, floods, or man-made disasters, such as chemical spills, bio-hazards, and Amber Alerts.
Powell County citizens can add multiple contact modes or select the best contact method for themselves. The system allows subscribers to select from the following methods of delivery: a voice call to home and/or cell phone; email; text message; or through TDD/TTY devices.
Sign-Up for Emergency Notifications
To sign-up to receive emergency notifications, please use this link to CodeRED
This link will provide a manual on How to Register for Code RED Alerts Online
Powell County will also send alerts to subscribers of the CodeRED Mobile Alert app. The Mobile Alert app provides users geo-based public safety alerts that impact them at their current location. The app provides an additional method for the County to communicate messages to not only local residents, but also to those traveling through the area.
CodeRED Mobile App
Use this link to view more information regarding the CodeRED Mobile App for smartphones.
This unique mobile app allows the public safety officials in your area to reach you directly on your mobile phone by push notifications. The app is available for free on the Google Play or Apple Store with the option of a $.99 upgrade to receive weather alerts. Through this app you can customize the type of alerts you’d like to receive, alert radius, sounds and more. Download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app now!