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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

CodeRed alert system goes live for Washakie County

WORLAND — Washakie County Emergency Management Director Jeff Schweighart announced Friday that Washakie County residents now have the opportunity to trial test a new advance warning system for the county, to work alongside the current Rapid Notify system used by county dispatch.

 

February 10, 2018



WORLAND — Washakie County Emergency Management Director Jeff Schweighart announced Friday that Washakie County residents now have the opportunity to trial test a new advance warning system for the county, to work alongside the current Rapid Notify system used by county dispatch.

Covered by a grant from the state, the $4,400 CodeRed subscription package enables residents to be notified, via cell phone application, of weather, chemical, police, fire, Homeland Security and emergency Warning System emergencies, with a feature that can target residents in a specific area for evacuation.

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