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Posted on: July 22, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Our region is experiencing intermittent phone issues; Calls to 911 are impacted.

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 22, 2021

Call 911 if you can, text 911 if you cannot. Keep trying if your call is not answered.


CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Our region is experiencing intermittent phone issues. Telephone carriers are investigating the cause. Having an emergency? Call 911 if you can, text 911 if you cannot. Keep trying if your call is not answered. If you cannot get through on telephone, all fire, rescue, and police stations in Charlottesville and Albemarle are staffed to report your emergency.

For text messages to 911 include address and nature of your emergency.

  • Alternate numbers for 911: 434-977-9041 or 434-365-4806
  • Alternate number for Charlottesville Police: 434-970-3280 
  • Alternate number for Albemarle Police: 434-296-5808
  • Alternate number for University Police: 434-297-4113

Media Contact
Brian Wheeler
Director of Communications
City of Charlottesville
434-970-3129
wheelerb@charlottesville.gov

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