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Fond du Lac County uses CodeRED to send EMERGENCY notifications by phone, email, text and social media to keep citizens informed of emergencies such as an evacuation notice, chemical spill, gas leak, or other emergency situations.  Messages are delivered to a targeted area or if needed, the entire community.  The emergency messages will provide specific information and clear instructions, if needed.  

Fond du Lac County may, in the future, also activate CodeRED to send GENERAL notifications to registered subscribers to communicate non-life safety matters such as planned road closures, water main repairs, etc.  By selecting the box for GENERAL alerts, you will also receive these types of notifications.  

There is no charge to register for or use CodeRED and your personal information will be kept confidential.  

Registering for CodeRED is quick and easy.  Just click on the CodeRED logo below or click here.
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Required information to register includes first and last name, street address (physical address only, no PO boxes), city, state, zip code and primary phone number, however, additional phone numbers can be entered as well.  Emails are optional, but you may enter as many as you would like.   

Once you sign up, add the following numbers to your phone contact:      Name                              Phone Number
                                                                                                          
EMERGENCY CALL                866-419-5000
                                                                                                          
GENERAL CALL                      855-969-4636

If you miss a call from CodeRED, simply call the phone number back and you will be able to hear the last message delivered.  

Things to Know About CodeRED:

  • CodeRED delivers notifications through phone calls, emails and text messages.
  • CodeRED is compatible with TDD/TTY devices for those with hearing impairments
  • Individuals and businesses may add as many phone numbers, emails, and text numbers as you'd like

CodeRED Mobile Alert App

Residents and visitors can receive enhanced public safety alerts no matter where you are located via the CodeRED Mobile Alert app - a free public safety app for both Android and iPhone users.  The CodeRED Mobile Alert app delivers community and emergency alerts to individuals targeted within the impacted geographical area so that they may also receive timely notifications when you are away from your home in any communities that utilizes CodeRED for notifications.  

If you are currently a CodeRED subscriber that has already registered your mobile phone to receive notifications from Fond du Lac County, you will continue to receive calls, however, if you download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app, you will also be able to receive alerts via your smartphone anywhere in the country, including Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Alaska.  

To download the free CodeRED Mobile Alert app, visit the Google Play or iTunes store.