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New emergency service for the deaf

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Sarnia-Lambton residents with hearing or speech impairments now have an alternative way to communicate during an emergency.

Texting 9-1-1 allows registered cell phone users to alert emergency officials and receive a response via text message.

Participants must register for the T9-1-1 service on the website of their cell phone provider.

The program is provided by Lambton County and Sarnia Police. For more, visit




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