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All About 911 with Athens-Limestone County E-911

October 24, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn about the tools E-911 provides to help citizens and visitors of our city and county in the event of an emergency and what to expect when you call 911. Open to ALL!

Smart911– Smart911 is a FREE app that is downloaded on a cellular device that allows the user to add as much or as little information as they choose. Some of the options include; name, pictures, medications, allergies, address, Pets (including photos), medical documents, emergency contacts, primary care providers, vehicles, etc.

Text-to-911- Text to 911 is as easy as it sounds. In the event of an emergency and you are unable to place a voice call to 911, TEXT 911. We text you back and process the call as we would if you had placed a voice call.

What3words- what3words (w3w) is an app that anyone can use to pinpoint their location to a 10×10 ft square. W3W has assigned a set of specific words to each 10×10 square across the globe. Essentially, its coordinates in word form. W3W is beneficial when 911 callers are in large groups such as concerts, airports, school events, shopping malls OR in extremely rural areas where an address is not available.


October 24, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Athens Limestone Public Library
603 S Jefferson St
Athens, AL 35611 United States
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