Emergencies

IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY, PHONE 911

Medical Emergency Dispatch Information

When placing a call to the BC Ambulance Service Dispatch Centre,
the following information is VITAL:

1. In what town/city is the patient located?
2. Where is the ambulance needed?
3. Telephone number (caller and/or patient).
4. What is the medical problem with the patient?
5. Approximate age of the patient.
6. Is the patient awake? (yes/no)
7. Is the patient breathing? (yes/no)