1. Phone locations registered in the state's confidential 9-1-1 Database. 2. Maps kept current so that dispatch & responders are on the same page. 3. Addresses for homes & businesses clearly posted and visible from the road.
4. Street signs in place, visible, match maps, and are well maintained.
5. Location data of emergencies automatically relayed to dispatchers & responders.
6. 9-1-1 call transfers minimized to reduce response times and errors.
7. Telephone companies encouraged to notify customers of both their 9-1-1 and billing addresses.
8. Anonymous calls minimized and malicious calls detected for the safety of responders & the public.
10. Cell tower poor call reception or bad call location detected - and public educated about limitations.
11. 9-1-1 Systems modernized to keep pace with wideband, network, and smart phone technologies.
12. Identify those abusing 9-1-1 services, or using 9-1-1 without paying 9-1-1 fees, for legal action.
If you think someone has been poisoned - call the Texas Poison Center
at 1-800-222-1222 right away. You can use TTY.
Do not wait for the victim to look or feel sick.
Do not try to treat the person yourself.