Stories from the NFCCA Newsletter, the “Northwood News”

Northwood News ♦ February 2022

Texting to 911

If you’re experiencing an emergency and are unable to place a voice call, you can send a text to 911.  Follow these steps to request emergency services:

  1. Enter 911 in the “To” line.

  2. Enter a brief message that includes the location of the emergency and type of service needed — police, fire or ambulance.

  3. Hit send.

  4. Respond to questions from the responding 911 specialist and follow the instructions provided.

Tips for Using Text-to-911

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