Verizon Wireless Outage and 9-1-1 calls
It has been reported that Verizon devices are not working on the east coast.
Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office has posted messaging on social media advising that text to 9-1-1 calls is working.
For emergency calls with Verizon cell phones the #MCSONJ asks to please send a Text to 9-1-1 if you cannot call directly.
- Open the message app on your phone or wireless device.
- In “To” type “911” (there is no need to add “-“)
- In the message field type the location, (address and municipality) and a brief description of the problem.