The city of Tallmadge will test the CodeRED Emergency Notification System May 17 at 10 a.m. to both residents and businesses. This activation will be delivered via telephone, TDD transmission, text message, email and the CodeRED mobile app. It is important if a resident (or business) does not receive a message at this time to sign-up at The city strongly encourages residents, and those who work in Tallmadge, to sign-up for the CodeRED emergency alert system to receive critical communication notices issued for boil water advisories, evacuation notices, severe weather warnings, parking bans and many other incidences.

The test message will direct citizens to visit the city's website at to review their selected alerting options. Citizens entered in the system prior to 2017 will only receive weather alerts and should go to the website to review their alerting options. Each user can customize his or her settings to receive alerts by telephone, email or text. CodeRED also allows mobile users to see any and all active alerts issued in Tallmadge through the CodeRED mobile app. To sign-up to receive to alerts, follow these instructions:

Visit the website at

Enter your contact information

Enter any additional information

Select the type of alerts you want to receive

Click on Verify to review your information and Create a Managed Account.

Those who do not receive the test message on May 17 are asked to visit the city's website,, and sign up for the alerts. For additional information, contact the city at 330-633-7578 or email