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Posted on: January 7, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Text to 9-1-1 Now Available in Emeryville

9-1-1: Call if you can, Text if you can't

TEXT to 9-1-1

Hearing- and speech-impaired members of the community, or those in a situation where it is too dangerous to dial 9-1-1, have another option as of today to call for help in an emergency.

  • Location accuracy varies by carrier be prepared to give your location.
  • Services may not be available if roaming.
  • Photos and video can not be sent.
  • At this time English only. Other languages are still in development.

For more information, please see this press release.

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