When disaster strikes and wide spread communication is needed, the City of SeaTac relies on the CodeRED Emergency Notification System. This tool is an ultra high-speed telephone communication service capable of dialing up to 50,000 phone numbers per hour and delivering recorded messages to a live person or an answering machine, making three attempts to connect to any number. However, this system is only as good as the telephone number database that supports it. If your contact information is not in the database you will not receive a call when an urgent message is sent.
All individuals and businesses are encouraged to visit the City website, create a secured CodeRED Account and add contact information in order to receive these critical emergency communications. Required information includes a street address (physical address, no P.O. boxes) for location purposes and a primary phone number. Alternate numbers such as cellular phones and other non-traditional phones as well as email and text addresses may also be entered.
Are You Prepared To Receive The Call
Next week the City of SeaTac Fire Department will be utilizing the CodeRed Emergency Notification System to call the entire community. This call will give city personnel the chance to operate the systems as if there has been a community wide disaster. The message that is being delivered directs recipients to the City web site to add additional contact numbers, and it also asks that recipients spread the word by mentioning the system to family, friends and neighbors. Questions about the CodeRed Program should be directed to SeaTac Fire Department at 206.973.4520.