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Newtown Emergency Communications Center
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Director
Address:
3 Main Street
Newtown, CT 06470
Phone:
(203) 270-4296
Fax:
(203) 270-4356
Emergency Phone:
911
Hours:
24 Hours / 7 Days Per Week
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Newtown Emergency Communications Center dispatches Police, Fire, and EMS for the Town Of Newtown. We answer all 911 calls for Newtowns Emergency Services. N.E.C.C. is located at 3 Main ST in Town Hall South.  N.E.C.C. is staffed 24/7 by two Dispatchers. In 2010 N.E.C.C. answered 7,068 Emergency 911 calls.

As of July 1,2004 the State of Connecticut requires Dispatch Centers in the State to provide Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD). The N.E.C.C. has been providing this service since 2003. EMD is a series of questions and instructions for medical emergencies. These questions and instructions range from minor illness and injury to detailed instructions for CPR, childbirth, and choking. N.E.C.C uses the APCO EMD. When you dial 911 for a medical emergency you will be asked a series of basic questions that include the address of the emergency, the phone number you are calling from, your name, and questions about the patient. Once this information is gathered you will then be given instructions on what to do before the Ambulance arrives. You can be sure that even while the Dispatcher is asking questions help is being sent without delay. Our goal is to provide the highest level of care prior to the arrival of EMS.