Providence adopts emergency notification system

By News Staff

Providence residents can soon be alerted to city emergencies via text or email.

The city is the latest to install the CodeRED Emergency notification system, which allows emergency officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text and email regarding an emergency situation.

Those situations include Amber Alerts, evacuation notices, severe weather alerts and even parking bans.

To sign up for the free service, visit or and click on the CodeRED feature.

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