Cass & Clay County Notification System changing on September 1, 2020

On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, the Red River Regional Dispatch Center notified current CodeRED subscribers about an important upcoming change to the emergency notification system for Cass County, North Dakota, and Clay County, Minnesota:

The CodeRED emergency alert system for Cass County ND and Clay County MN will be discontinued on September 1, 2020. It is being replaced with Cass Clay Alerts, powered by Everbridge.

Subscriber information will not be automatically transferred to the new system. To continue receiving local emergency notifications you must register with Cass Clay Alerts. Please sign up online at

If you need assistance signing up, you may contact FirstLink by dialing 2-1-1 1

Anyone who wishes to receive emergency notifications for Cass & Clay Counties after September 1, 2020, must visit or to sign up for Cass Clay Alerts. CodeRED subscriptions will not be transfered to CassClayAlerts.

Smartphone users will be prompted to install the Everbridge app—available in the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch; and Google Play Store—at the beginning of the subscription process. Use of the Everbridge app is not required to receive emergency notications.

About Cass Clay Alerts

Cass Clay Alerts is the official Cass County, ND and Clay County, MN emergency notification system. This system enables local officials to provide you with critical information in a variety of situations.


Get the alerts you want: police, weather, community alerts and more - directly from your local public safety officials.


Alerts can be sent to you via text, email, cell phone, landline, and mobile app - you choose how.


Cass Clay Alerts will tell you where to go, what to do, and how to stay informed.

For more detailed information about Cass Clay Alerts, visit [their] FAQ page. 2

  1. “Text message to CodeRED subscribers”, Red River Regional Dispatch Center, received August 5 2020. ↩︎

  2. “Cass Clay Alerts - Overview”, Everbridge, retrieved August 5 2020,↩︎