What information will I need when I call 911?

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When making a 911 call, tell the dispatcher the three Ws:
  • Who is injured?
  • What is the emergency?
  • Where is the emergency?
(This answer provided for NATA by the Eastern Kentucky University Athletic Training Education Program.)

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