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Reminder to Call 911 to Access Emergency Ambulance Services

Public Service AnnouncementsEastern-Rural
Posted: January 11, 2024

Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services reminds the public that, effective on Monday, January 15, 2024, citizens of communities served by the Grand Bank/Fortune Ambulance Service are directed to call 911 for an ambulance in a medical emergency. The local phone number at the Dr. S. Beckley Health Centre in Grand Bank will direct callers to hang up and call 911 for ambulance services.

When individuals call 911 for an ambulance in an emergency, they are connected to their local ambulance services. 911 is an easy number to remember in emergency situations and is the fastest way to get help in any emergency.

Over the next year, NL Health Services will continue to work with communities to promote the use of 911 for emergencies and to move away from using local phone numbers to access emergency ambulance services.

NL Health Services reminds the public that 911 is available province-wide in Newfoundland and Labrador. Individuals across the province can call 911 for any emergency and be connected to the appropriate emergency response agencies (police, fire, ambulance) anywhere in the province.


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