2. The CodeRED "Residential Data Collection" sign-up form gives you the option of filling in both a Primary Phone number and an alternate phone number. You can fill in the Alternate Phone number with another contact number such as your cell phone number or work number. Entering an alternate phone number will cause BOTH your primary and alternate phone numbers to be called.
Will CodeRED leave a message on a machine or voicemail?
Yes, CodeRED will leave a message on a machine or on voicemail. Part of the CodeRED solution is the patented ability to recognize answering devices and leave the message completely in one pass.
What happens if the line is busy?
If the line is busy, CodeRED will try two more times to connect.
Does the City have my telephone number, or do I have to sign up to receive CodeRED emergency calls?
The City or CJCFPD may or may not have your current phone number. If you have moved or changed your telephone number recently, you should definitely sign up for the CodeRED service or update your information you have already provided. Any new information you supply will automatically replace old information.
How do I sign up for CodeRED?
Visit www.bluespringsgov.com/codered, www.cjcfpd.org/codered. or call (816) 220-CODE (2633).
I have a business located in Blue Springs or CJC. Can I have CodeRED call my business?
Yes. Visit www.bluespringsgov.com/codered, www.cjcfpd.org/codered., or call (816) 220-CODE (2633).
Please note that emergency calls can only be delivered to a direct dial number. Automated attendants will disrupt the process and the calls will not be delivered. Businesses should register their main number and establish a procedure for distributing the CodeRED message to their workforce.
If I move out of Blue Springs or CJCFPD, will CodeRED continue to call me?
Once the land line at your address is disconnected after your move, the system will drop that number in the next update. However, any alternate numbers will remain in the system until you ask them to be removed. Contact the CodeRED hotline at (816) 220-CODE (2633) and request a "CodeRED Number Removal Form". This can be mailed, faxed or emailed to you. Once you've entered your information, signed and returned to the City of Blue Springs, the information will be forwarded to CodeRED and your numbers will be deleted.
Who is the service available to?
Residents who live within the City limits of Blue Springs and/or the jurisdiction of Central Jackson County Fire Protection District.
If I sign up for weather warnings, does the system automatically enroll me for emergency communications?
Yes, your contact information will be registered in the CodeRED database.
Can I sign up more than one number?
Yes, on the enrollment page you can sign up two numbers for each person enrolled.
Is there a fee for CodeRED?
There is no cost to you, other than standard texting charges that apply if you sign up to receive text messages on your cell phone.
Can TDD/TTY equipment receive CodeRED calls?
Yes. When you register your number there is an option to enter your TDD/TTY information.
How do I change my Weather Warning settings? I signed up for all weather warnings, but I want to be removed from flash flood notifications.
Go to the enrollment link at www.bluespringsgov.com/codered or www.cjcfpd.org/codered and select only tornado and/or severe weather, these settings will override your previously selected settings.
Will I receive confirmation that I have been enrolled in the Emergency Notification and Weather Warning system?
You will not receive confirmation that you have been enrolled, however, you will be notified via Email or postal card if your enrollment is denied because the address you provided is not within the City of Blue Springs or Central Jackson County Fire Protection District coverage area.