What are the 5 things you should be able to tell 911 when you call?

5 Things You Should Do When You Call 911

What are the 5 things you should be able to tell 911 when you call?

5 Things You Should Do When You Call 911

  • Check the scene. Your own safety is the first thing to consider.
  • Don’t panic. Trite but true.
  • Give your location.
  • Give as much medical information as you can.
  • Listen to the dispatcher.

What is the general rule for calling 911?

As a general rule, call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number if the person has any of the following conditions: Unconsciousness or an altered level of consciousness, such as drowsiness or confusion. Breathing problems (trouble breathing or no breathing)

Can you make a test call to 911?

How do I place a “test” call to make sure 911 works for me? Test calls confirm that your local 911 service can receive your 911 call and has the correct location information. Test calls can be scheduled by contacting your local 911 call center via its non-emergency phone number.

When calling 911 What are the 3?

When you call 911, the emergency operator will ask what, where, and who questions such as: “What is the emergency?” or “What happened?”

What happens if you accidentally call 911 and they don’t call back?

If you accidentally dialed 911, do not hang up, explain to the dispatcher that you called by mistake. If you hang up, the dispatcher will call you back. By not answering that call, the dispatcher will send police to your home.

What happens if I dial 933?

The 933 service is a courtesy text-to-speech service that Bandwidth offers as part of the 911 package. When an end user dials 933, it’ll play back the phone number and address that’s provisioned in the 911 Access Dashboard.

How do you call 911 without talking?

By tapping a Medical, Fire or Police button during an emergency call, you’ll be able to send important information, like location and type of assistance needed, to a 911 operator without verbally communicating. You’ll also still have the option to speak with an operator if needed.

How fast does 911 pick up?

Getting this critical information from the caller typically takes less than 30 seconds.