Calling 9-​1-​1

April 15, 2016


For hearing-impaired people

Dial 9-1-1 on your phone and wait a few seconds.

  1. Say your name: “My name is…”
  2. Say you are hearing impaired: “I’m hearing impaired. I cannot understand your questions on the phone.”
  3. Give your address or describe where you are:
    “I live at…”
    “I’m at the corner of Watt Avenue and 2nd Street.”
  4. Explain how you’re feeling or what’s happening:
    “I don’t feel well because…”
    “My house is on fire.”
    “There was a car accident.”


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