LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Department of Emergency Services wants St. Mary’s County residents to be prepared and informed. In advance of inclement weather, residents should sign up to receive email warnings, updates, and special notices, including road closures, severe weather updates, Recreation and Park Notices and CodeRED Weather Warnings.

The St. Mary’s County Government CodeRED Emergency Notification System is an ultra-high-speed telephone communication service used to contact citizens quickly.  This system calls all or targeted areas of the County when vital information needs to be immediately relayed to citizens. CodeRED delivers a recorded message describing the situation in the affected area, which may include instructions requiring action on the part of the recipient.

Sign up online at https://www.stmarysmd.com/emergencycodered.asp

Residents can also sign up to receive these notifications via text through the CodeRED Mobile Alert app: https://tinyurl.com/CodeRED-Mobile-app

For more information on preparing for emergencies, visit: https://www.stmarysmd.com/es/beprepared/ or call the Department of Emergency Services at 301-475-4200, ext. 2110.

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