What is a short code?

A short five or six digit number sequence that is displayed on the recipient’s phone when they receive a CodeRED message. These codes are designed to be easy to read and remember, allowing your residents to save the number into their address book. The short Code for Park County is 76993.

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1. How do I remove my contact information from the Park County Code Red?
2. What is CodeRED and why is it important to me?
3. What is a short code?
4. Does the system have my telephone number, or do I have to sign up to receive CodeRED emergency calls?
5. How do I sign up for CodeRED?
6. I made an error when entering my information, what do I do?
7. I have a cordless phone, and it does not work when the power goes out. How is CodeRED going to be able to contact me?
8. Will I receive a Emergency Notification call on my home phone if the number is unlisted?
9. Can I arrange to have CodeRED call my place of business?
10. Why do I need CodeRED when I have radio and TV to keep me informed?
11. Does this mean that I will be getting constantly receiving phone calls?
12. For what kinds of situations will CodeRED be used?
13. Who provides the CodeRED service? Is the company reputable?
14. I live near Park County, but I am not a resident. Can I sign up for CodeRED?
15. Why was only a portion of the message delivered when I have a solicitation blocker on my phone?
16. How do I hear the message if I missed it?
17. How can I ensure that I always answer calls from code red?