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8.30.21 – ECC

The 911 system is not working in New Orleans and St. Charles Parish in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, officials said Monday morning.

Jefferson Parish’s system was down earlier Monday, but service had been restored as of 9 a.m.

In Orleans, if you have an emergency, officials said you should go to your nearest fire station or approach a police officer.

In Jefferson Parish, officials said you should call 911. If the service goes down again, people can call 504-227-1400, which is the administrative number for the 911 Center. However, that line had stopped working as of 9 a.m., JPSO said… READ MORE