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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • April is 9-1-1 education month

  • -April is National 9-1-1 Education Month, and the National 9-1-1 Education Coalition (the coalition) is encouraging public safety officials, schools, government officials, and industry leaders to engage in this national effort to educate the general public about the importance and appropriate use of 9-1-1 services.
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  • -April is National 9-1-1 Education Month, and the National 9-1-1 Education Coalition (the coalition) is encouraging public safety officials, schools, government officials, and industry leaders to engage in this national effort to educate the general public about the importance and appropriate use of 9-1-1 services.
    To support this endeavor, the Coalition has launched the 9-1-1: The Number to Know awareness campaign to allow these entities to speak together with one voice while supporting specific 9-1-1 messages being promoted in the local community.
    This month-long campaign is designed to help citizens of all ages to recognize the importance of 9-1-1 and their role when calling 9-1-1.
    Locally, Wayne County Communications Center urges you to display proper 9-1-1 addressing outside your residence.
    Many groups, including the United States Congress and members of the Coalition, also recognize April as National 9-1-1 Education Month and encourage the media, the 9-1-1 community, the wireless industry, and public information providers to engage in 9-1-1 awareness and education activities this month.
    The Coalition has created a variety of resources for 9-1-1 professional, public educators and citizens on its 9-1-1 The Number to know website, www.know911.org.
    For more information about Wayne County 9-1-1 visit http://waynecountypa.gov/.
    For more information about the coalition, visit www.know911.org.

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