If there is an emergency in Polk County, it's about to get quicker and easier to get the word out. As of October 19th, Polk County residents will begin receive text alerts when an emergency arises. This new system replaces the previous CODE RED System.
You will be able to receive notifications via text, phone or email when there is a weather emergency, crime emergency or public works emergency.
You can sign up to receive these alerts by texting: PolkIA to 672-83.