Date Published

February 11, 2020

Updated For

ALS PCS Version ALS PCS 5.2


Did you know? Text with 9-1-1 is available in 340 communities across Ontario! In the SWORBHP region text to 9-1-1 is available in the Counties of Essex, Lambton, Oneida and the Cities of Sarnia and Windsor.

This service is available to residents who are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or speech impaired and offers registered persons an alternative method of communicating with 9-1-1 call takers in the event of an emergency.

This is great opportunity for paramedics to assist at risk community members by directing them to register for text to 9-1-1 with their cell phone provider!*

*For more information and a complete list of the communities involved visit


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