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Orleans Parish 9-1-1 call center reports technical issues have been solved

City officials are asking those calling about emergencies to call 504-821-2222 in the meantime.
City officials are asking those calling about emergencies to call 504-821-2222 in the meantime.(Orleans Parish)
Published: Aug. 29, 2021 at 10:18 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 29, 2021 at 10:43 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - As Ida approaches New Orleans, first responders will face many challenges.

After a temporary breakdown, the Orleans Parish Emergency Communications Center is reporting that their technical difficulties with their 9-1-1 system have been solved.

City officials say residents can resume calling 9-1-1 in case of an emergency rather than alternative lines.

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