Eastern Health Reminds Residents to Call 911 for Emergency Services

June 23, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises residents in the area serviced by Smith’s Ambulance Service to call 911 instead of (709) 759-2691 beginning Friday, June 24, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. There is no change to ambulance service coverage.

Emergency calls in the area will be routed through Eastern Health’s Medical Communications Centre instead of a local dispatch system. There are no changes to 911 service throughout the rest of the Eastern Health region, and the service continues to operate normally. All Eastern Health residents are advised to continue to call 911 in the case of an emergency.

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Last updated: 2022-06-23