Emergency help is on the way!
Sooner or later it will probably happen to you.
An inevitable emergency will occur, and you'll need an ambulance, fire equipment or a police officer. How do you contact the right person? Just dial 9-1-1 from the nearest telephone. Do not waste precious seconds by calling your local fire or police station. You will get a much quicker response to your emergency needs by dialing, for both Voice and TTY: 9-1-1.
By dialing 9-1-1, your call will automatically be routed to the appropriate Emergency Communications Center (ECC). When the ECC receives your call, highly trained personnel are ready to respond with assistance and will get you the help you need. Learn how to properly use them!
Please follow these simple guidelines: