Write Down These Important Phone Numbers

June 27, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin

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It is important to keep a hard-copy list of important (local) phone numbers – readily accessible in an emergency situation. While these phone numbers should also be stored in your cell phone, do not rely on it alone – because the availability to access those numbers will depend on a ‘working’ cell phone in hand.

The following phone numbers should be kept on a written list, available in a moments notice:


 
While dialing ‘911’ will connect you with help for emergency situations, it is advisable to also keep the phone numbers of your local (and other) services for direct contact and/or for communication regarding less than critical emergencies.

 

Police Department / Sheriff

_______________________________
 

 

Fire Department

_______________________________
 

 

Local Emergency Services

_______________________________
 

 

Health-care Provider

_______________________________
 

 

Health Clinic / Hospital

_______________________________
 

 

Electric Utility

_______________________________
 

 

Nat.Gas / Propane / Oil

_______________________________
 

 

Well

_______________________________
 

 

American Red Cross

800-733-2767

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

800-232-4636

 

Federal Emergency Management Agency

800-621-3362

 

Poison Control Center – National Hotline

800-222-1222

 

 

Other Important Names and Numbers

 
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Any other ideas?