Is this the only emergency warning tool that the City of Aurora uses?

Absolutely not! CodeRED is used in conjunction with other methods of distributing emergency warning and alerts, such as:

 •Coordination with local media outlets

 •The Outdoor Warning System (sirens) 

•The Emergency Alert System (emergency broadcasts)

•And more!

No single tool will provide enough warning to all residents in all situations. Each emergency warning method has its limitations. CodeRED is only one component of the overall warning system and should NEVER be replaced as your only means of emergency notification. It is always important to pay attention to your surroundings by monitoring local radio, television, web or official social media sources, or use tools such as an All-Hazards NOAA Weather Radio.

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1. How does CodeRED work?
2. What is CodeRED and why is it important?
3. Does the CodeRED system have my phone number already?
4. What if my home phone number is unlisted?
5. Do I have to pay for this service?
6. Will I receive nuisance calls?
7. I have an answering machine...If I'm not home, will CodeRED leave a message?
8. I am hearing impaired and I have a TTY/TDD device....Will I still be able to receive emergency notifications?
9. I don't have a landline telephone. Can I still receive CodeRED emergency notifications?
10. Does CodeRED send out emergency text messages?
11. I don’t live in Aurora, can I sign up to receive emergency notifications for incidents happening in that area?
12. Can I “watch” more than one address?
13. Will registering my cellular phone replace or “overwrite” my landline home phone?
14. I changed my cell phone number. Can I update my information?
15. I don’t want to receive CodeRED emergency notifications on my cell phone anymore… Can I cancel my registration?
16. How will I know if my cell phone is properly registered in the system?
17. What if I don’t receive the verification email?
18. What is the purpose of the map on the right-hand side of the Self Registration Portal screen?
19. What if my address is not reflected accurately on the map? Can I fix this?
20. What if I forget my password?
21. What are the limitations of CodeRED?
22. Is this the only emergency warning tool that the City of Aurora uses?