20190827 – Press Release

August 27, 2019


Bowling Green, OH – A dispatcher inadvertently activated a test of the CodeRed system during her training at 2:40 a.m. on August 27, 2019.  The alert was mistakenly sent to our subscribers.

The dispatcher understands the inconvenience she caused to all of our subscribers. She and Mark Wasylyshyn, who is responsible for what happens in the dispatch center, apologize to everyone for this error. We will do our best to keep this from happening again.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Wood County EMA will continue to train and re-train users to provide the best Emergency Notification System for the citizens of Wood County.  We appreciate your understanding.

Mark Wasylyshyn