New emergency mass notification system launches in Jackson County

Jackson County has launched a new mass notification system, Genasys Protect ALERT, powered by Genasys, Inc.

The new system went live April 13, replacing CodeRed. City of Jackson residents will still receive general messages from CodeRed, however emergency alerts will be from Genasys.

Genasys Protect ALERT will communicate public safety topics including missing persons, hazardous material incidents, severe weather, evacuations, potential life safety events, etc. Sign up for Genasys Protect ALERT at

Choose the types of alerts and how to receive them, including landline phone, cell phone, text/SMS message and email.

To receive targeted messages by location, add your home address; you can add multiple addresses, such as home and work address.

Any questions, contact Jason Breining, Director, Jackson County Emergency Management at 517-768-7946 or e-mail

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