The City of Ann Arbor's CodeRED emergency notification system will only contact residents who live within Ann Arbor City limits. It will not notify outlying areas, such as Ypsilanti, Milan, Dexter, Saline, etc.
How to use CodeRED™
The City of Ann Arbor has the CodeRED™ Emergency Telephone Calling System for mass emergency notifications to notify residents and businesses within minutes of an emergency or a potential hazard. The system will call each number and will leave messages on answering machines and cell phones. Register today!
Registration is simple, just Click on CodeRED and:
RESIDENTS: Enter your name, address and emergency phone number. You may add up to three emergency phone numbers. You must click on the CodeRED™ and enter your name, address and phone number for each emergency phone number to be contacted.
BUSINESSES: Each business must put in the word Business in the first name field and the complete business name in the last name field. You may add up to three emergency phone numbers. You must click on the CodeRED™ and enter your name, address and phone number for each emergency phone number to be contacted.
*** Please note that when a CodeRED™ message is disseminated, the phone number that will appear on your caller ID is: 866-419-5000 (the old number was 999-911-9999). If you missed the phone call or message, or need to hear the message again, you can call this number and hear the last message that was sent to your phone number. We hope this information is useful to you, and if you have any questions about the CodeRED™ system, please don’t hesitate to call the Office of Emergency Management at 734-794-6980. ***
Code Red Emergency Notification Press Release (pdf)
Code Red Emergency Notification Mail-In Registration (pdf)