How do I use 9-1-1?
  • At home, dial 9-1-1.
    • Do not pre-program 9-1-1 into your telephone, this can cause dialing problems if the battery is low on cordless phones or the button is hit accidentally.
  • At a business or other locations you may need to dial an outside line before dialing 9-1-1.
  • At a pay phone, dial 9-1-1; a coin is not necessary.
  • When using a cellular phone, you must specify that you are using such and be prepared to give your location, including the city or town.

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1. What is 9-1-1?
2. What is an emergency?
3. What is not an emergency?
4. What happens when you call 9-1-1?
5. How do I use 9-1-1?
6. How do I place a non-emergency call?