Palos Park has replaced its Code-Red emergency notification system with Smart911.
The program sends out weather alerts and other emergency notifications to account holders and provides ways for police to distribute important information to the public.
Mayor John Mahoney said, “This is a sharp accurate state of the art system to get information, reliable information quickly is key to everyone, residents, visitors the information for those needing to know information during emergencies, Smart911 emergency notification system is the future.”
Palos Park urges all residents to start signing up for the new and free notification system immediately. A link to the Smart911 website can be found on the Palos Park website.
There is a Smart911 downloadable app for cell phones, both Apple and Android devices. If an account holder has the app on their phone, they will also receive notifications