The first call made to 9-1-1 was made in 1968. Forty years later, Congress officially recognized April as National 9-1-1 Education Month. This was an initiative of the National 9-1-1 Education Coalition, an alliance of various organizations including NENA, the National Emergency Number Association, and iCERT, the Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies.
Below are some tips for when you make a call to 9-1-1. (We hope you never have to!)
Be smart and stay safe!
You can learn more about 9-1-1 from the National 9-1-1 Education Coalition.