code orange

A message over a hospital’s public address system warning the staff of
(1) A bomb threat
(2) A radioactive spill
(3) A potentially violent person with mental issues in the hospital; show of force needed
(4) External disaster with mass casualties

code orange

Code four Hospital A message announced over a hospital's public address system warning the staff of
1. a bomb threat.
2. a radioactive spill.
3. person with mental issues is loose in the halls of the hospital.

code or·ange

(kōd awr'ănj)
A vague term for an oral directive that varies in meaning from one health care facility to another; in Australia, indicates need for immediate evacuation of a health care premises.
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A Code Orange warning for high temperatures has been issued for Blagoevgrad region, a Code Yellow warning is in place for 18 Bulgarian regions, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) said on its website.In Blagoevgrad, temperatures are expected to reach 37-38C in most of the region.The yellow warning is in place for the regions of Vidin, Montana, Vratsa, Pleven, Lovech, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Ruse, Stara Zagora, Plovdiv, Pazardzhik, Sofia city and region, Pernik, Kyustendil, Smolyan, Kardzhali, and Haskovo.
With regards to the 52 areas in Mindanao identified by Comelec as code orange, Morales said they sent additional manpower to secure the polling precincts.
Code Orange is the second level of the three alerts issued to warn those living close to the river.
Areas under code orange include two factors in the red code and presence of NPA.
President Duterte, through an announcement released by the Presidential Communications Operations Office, ordered the suspension of classes as Code Orange, an alert level warning of impending evacuation, was raised in Davao City's Matina area, host to several schools such as Ateneo de Davao High School, University of Mindanao and Philippine Women's College.
* Code Orange cases involve consistent bullying, harassing, inappropriate slurs, racial threats, swearing, or a continuation of the same bad behaviour that was warned against in a previous Code Yellow situation.
Classes have already been suspended in Misamis Oriental while Cagayan de Oro City has reached "Code Orange," its highest alarm level during heavy-rain condition, sending off teams from the CDRRMO, particularly to areas hit by Sendong in 2011.
Meanwhile, NTV channel said the Turkish government heightened military preparations to "code orange" in the the southeast Diyarbakr airbase, which means fighter jets would be ready for any operation against military targets inside the Syrian territories.
The eruption at the 3,085-meter Plosky Tolbachik volcano was given code orange (number three on the four-tiered USGS Volcano Alert Level), meaning it "poses limited hazards."
Gaza performs with Code Orange Kids, Full of Hell, Hivesmasher Monoliths, Great American Ghost and The Navidson Record at 6:30 p.m.
Everyday since last thursday, Atlanta Air Quality Index has revealed Code Orange ozone levels, which suggest that the air is unhealthy for sensitive groups like children, the elderly, people who have heart or lung disease, and those who are usually active outdoors.