How do I know when to call 9-1-1?
Call 9-1-1 only if someone is hurt or in danger, or if you are in immediate need of police, fire or medical assistance. If in doubt, err on the side of safety and call 9-1-1 and let the experts who answers your call make the decision whether to send help or not.

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1. How do I know when to call 9-1-1?
2. Will the call taker always know where I am?
3. What should I teach my kids to help them call 9-1-1?
4. Can I text or instant message (IM) to 9-1-1?
5. What if I accidentally called 9-1-1?
6. Can I let my kids play with old cell phones?