When Should you call 9-1-1?
911 is the number you should dial in an emergency, or immediate threat to life or property, that requires immediate help from police, the fire department, or ambulance. *Remember to stay on the phone until the dispatcher says it is okay to hang up the phone.
If you are unsure if you have an emergency, dial 911.
Tips for calling 911
Can I text 9-1-1?
Yes. Northampton County 911 has the ability to receive and reply to texts to 911. Please remember to “Call when you can, text when you can’t.” Texting 911 may be used if you are unable to make a voice call to 911.