Here are some tips to help remember what to do when they are on the phone with 9-1-1:
- Remember to stay calm and speak slowly.
- Know your location.
- Tell the call taker about the emergency.
- Speak up loud and clear when the 9-1-1 call taker asks you questions.
- Stay on the phone until the 9-1-1 call taker tells you to hang up.
If you ever need to call 9-1-1, a call taker is ready to help you. Just remember that 9-1-1 is for emergencies only - never as a joke!