GAINES COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Residents of Gaines County are being asked by local first responders as well as government officials to register for the Code Red emergency notification system.

Registration in the emergency system is free to the residents of Gaines County.

Code Red is an emergency notification system that is used around the country to deliver critical communications on situations such as evacuations, local or state-wide declarations of emergency, missing persons, severe weather situations and more.

Those of you in Gaines County looking to take advantage of this system, you can click here to sign up.