Goodhue County’s Emergency Notification System, CodeRED, will be tested on Monday, April 9, 2018, to validate telephone numbers in the Goodhue County’s database. There is no need for action if you receive the call; emergency personnel will merely be testing the system to ensure it is operational as needed, and to encourage additional residents to enroll to receive future notifications.
The Caller ID will read 855-969-4636 or 866-419-5000; text messages will show 76993. The message will say “This is a test of your community’s CodeRED Emergency Notification System. No action is re… Read full article »
Grant will enable important, future public safety training exercise
The City’s Emergency Management Division has been notified that its application to fund the development of an emergency plan and exercise drill was approved. The City applied to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division for a Hazardous Material Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grant. The City was notified on Thursday, February 16, that the $53,600 grant was approved.
The purpose of the grant is to develop an Emergency Railroad Incident Response planning document, test the … Read full article »
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 13-17 and we encourage you to read this flyer regarding Severe Weather Awareness events. Click here to view the flyer.
Statewide tornado drills are scheduled Thursday, April 16 at 1:45 PM and 6:55 PM
Be aware! Sirens and NOAA weather radios are expected to sound for the two tornado drills across the state, so use this excellent opportunity to conduct community outreach and safety.