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Register your cell 
phone or email address online with the Reverse 911 alerting systemEMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

Register for CODE RED to receive important emergency information.

The City of Palm Springs participates in a citywide Emergency Notification System that will provide timely and lifesaving information to registered residents, no matter their location.

The CODE RED system can send thousands of text and voice messages within minutes to home and business land line phones using existing 411 and 911 databases. The system cannot reach cell phones, PDA’s, computers, and devices for the hearing impaired, unless those cell phone numbers and e-mail addresses are registered with the system.

Registering takes only a few minutes through a simple online process. Anyone who lives or works in Palm Springs is encouraged to register their cell phone number and e-mail address by CLICKING HERE TO REGISTER.


CODE RED is a powerful mass notification system that will be used to send emergency information and instructions to anyone who lives or works in the City of Palm Springs. CODE RED will send messages to phone numbers included in the emergency 911 and 411 directory listings. In addition, by registering, you may provide additional contact information to receive messages on other devices.

Your information lifeline in an emergency:

Your ability to receive fast, accurate information can help you survive in an emergency.

CODE RED can send text or voice messages to home phones, cell phones, personal digital assistants (PDA’s), laptops, desktop computers, and TTY/TDD devices for the hearing impaired. CODE RED can reach you wherever you are almost immediately to provide information and instructions for a variety of emergency situations, including:

  • Fires and subsequent evacuations
  • Shelter, transportation, or supply information following a major disaster
  • Other public safety incidents that immediately affect your neighborhood

Fast, free, and essential:

Registering for CODE RED is one of the fastest, easiest, and most immediately productive things you can do to better prepare for an emergency. It is the one step you should take today. Registering takes only minutes, the service is free, and CODE RED connects you to a powerful citywide response network managed by the best-trained, best-equipped emergency services personnel. CODE RED is specifically designed to help you manage your actions in an emergency. Register your contact information (up to three phone numbers, two email addresses, and one SMS text message number).


SPONSORED BY The City of Palm Springs

Disclaimer: CODE RED is effective and efficient, but you should not rely on it exclusively. This system supplements, rather than replaces, other communication methods used by emergency responders, both in person and through the use of other media. Television, radio and County/city websites will continue to broadcast important announcements as well. CODE RED communications are dependent upon external providers such as your wireless carrier or e-mail delivery service. City of Palm Springs government cannot guarantee that notifications will be received by the intended recipient. Service costs from your carrier are your responsibility.