CodeRED: sign up by text

It's easier than ever to sign up for CodeRED, the City of Pittsfield's emergency alert notification system. Simply text “Pittsfield” to 99411 to enroll in the program.

This helpful resource provides timely and critical information pertaining to both the city as a whole, as well as neighborhood-specific issues. Targeted messages are used to inform residents of road closures, hydrant flushing, weather-related events and emergencies.

For those who may want to sign up online, please visit