Only use Text-to-911 in an emergency and if you are unable to make a voice call.
- Enter the numbers 911 in the "To" field.
- Describe your location - Text your exact location, address, and municipality (township or borough).
- Describe the situation - Text what emergency help is needed.
- Push the "Send" button.
Ensure that your message is concise, and does not contain abbreviations or slang. As you wait for a response, remain calm. Answer questions and follow instructions from the 9-1-1 call taker