Emergency Contacts

by BermudaYP 4th February 2016

Emergency information Bermuda

 

Dial 911

 

There are several dedicated resources available in the event of an emergency in Bermuda. Similar to North America, you can dial 911 to to reach a switchboard that will direct you to either the Bermuda Police Service, the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service or the local Ambulance Service.

 

Emergency Broadcast

 

The official radio station during emergencies is 100.1 FM MHz. Through its Department of Communication & Information, the Bermuda Government also operates the Emergency Measures Organization (EMO), which is typically used to provide updates during hurricanes and severe weather. The EMO is also responsible for deciding on whether or not certain areas need to be evacuated during an emergency.

 

Shelters & Medical

 

Cedarbridge Academy Gymnasium

 

The Whitney Institute

 

King Edward Memorial Hospital acts as the primary emergency medical centre for the whole island, but if the the Causeway Bridge happens to be shut down for any reason, those in the East End can contact one of the following medical professionals for emergency care:

 

Dr. Peter Malan (331-8090)

Dr. Monica Hoeffert (236-4166)

Posted by boss
Thursday, 4th February 2016, 01:11pm.
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