August 6, 2013
of Emergency Services & Technology to Utilize CodeRed Emergency
Leonardtown, MD -
The St Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services & Technology will
utilize the CodeRed Emergency Notification System on August 9, 2013 at
approximately 11:00 a.m. to call the entire community. The calls will start at
11:00 a.m. and will continue until the entire database has been attempted.
The Department of Emergency Services & Technology recommends everyone
opt in to the CodeRed Weather Warning system and also suggests all individuals
and businesses to take time and visit the website to add contact information.
This information should include cellular phones and other non-traditional
phones as well as email and text addresses (for use by the CodeRed system).
Others who should register include businesses, individuals with unlisted
phone numbers and those who have recently changed their phone number. Also,
anyone who uses a cellular phone exclusively or have VoIP phones (such as
Vonage) as their primary numbers.
The Department of Emergency Services & Technology urges citizens to log
onto the St Mary’s County website at www.stmarysmd.com and follow the
CodeRed link at the bottom of the page. Those without Internet access may call
301-475-4200 ext.2150 and leave a message with their contact information.
Required information includes a physical street address (no P.O. boxes) for
location purposes and a primary phone number. Additional phone numbers, email
and text addresses may also be entered.
Additional information about the CodeRed Warning system can be found on the
website. For further information please call 301-475-4200 option 6 then option