ALFRED — The phone is going the ring Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. in a test of the county’s CodeRed emergency notification system.

The test goes out county-wide, and no response is required, according to county officials.

York County Emergency Management Agency Director Leo Rogers said the call is a test, to ensure the CodeRed system is working properly.

CodeRed is a high-speed notification system that allows the county and municipalities to deliver messages to targeted areas.

York County EMA announced the new CodeRed system at a press conference last year and later conducted a test but without targeting a specific date, causing some consumers to question how the test was conducted.

This time, Rogers, who was appointed director last April, put out the word that the test call will be conducted at 10 a.m. Feb. 11.

For more information or to make sure your number is included in the event of a true emergency, log on to www.yorkcountyme.gov and follow the link to the CodeRed page, or call York County Emergency Management Agency at 324-1578.



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