Although physically located in Northampton County, the Borough of Walnutport has an agreement with the Lehigh County 9-1-1 Communications Center to dispatch police, fire, and ambulance into the borough.  The 9-1-1 center uses the Enhanced 9-1-1 system.  Below are some tips for using the 9-1-1 center properly.


Seconds count during an emergency.

Everyone needs to use 9-1-1 properly to get quick help during a fire, medical emergency or a crime.

This is especially true for children. They can, and must be taught how to correctly use the 9-1-1 system to save a life.



Follow these guidelines to teach children the proper way to use 9-1-1 to report emergencies:




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