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STEP THREE: BE INFORMED

CALL

If you encounter one of the following types of emergencies, call 9-1-1:

  • Unconsciousness
  • No signs of life
  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent chest pain or pressure

When in doubt, always call 9-1-1.

Stay calm and DO NOT hang up until the EMS dispatcher instructs you to do so.

When calling 9-1-1, provide the following information to the dispatcher:

  • Your name and the number you are calling from
  • A description of what happened
  • Your exact location
  • The number of injured people
  • The condition of the person(s)
  • What help is being given