News Flash

Onslow County Information

Posted on: July 14, 2023

Prevent Accidental 911 Calls

911 Center

If you accidentally dial 911, or if a child in your home dials 911 when no emergency exists, do not hang up. Stay on the line and explain 911 was called by mistake. If you do hang up, you can expect a call back, because we need to verify whether there is an emergency and ensure you are safe. If you don't answer the call back, emergency resources will be dispatched to your location to assess the situation.

Everyone makes mistakes, and there is no penalty for accidentally dialing 911. The operator may verify your name and location to ensure your safety. Don't worry, accidental 911 calls happen.

Rides, skiing, or activities with intense movement can initiate an accidental 911 call from your smartphone/ wearable device. Place your device in a safe location or enter airplane mode to prevent accidental activation.


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Onslow County Information

Animal Adoption Events_News Flash

Upcoming Onslow County Animal Services Adoption Events

Posted on: June 27, 2023 | Last Modified on: August 18, 2023
Apply for Nonprofit Grant 350x400

Nonprofit Grant Application Period Open

Posted on: January 22, 2024
TASCO Conference_News Flash

TASCO to Hold Resiliency Conference in Onslow County

Posted on: January 31, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 18, 2023
EOC Expansion

EOC Expansion Groundbreaking

Posted on: January 29, 2024

ITS & GIS Teams Recognized with Award

Posted on: December 19, 2023

Improved Property Records Search

Posted on: December 19, 2023
Opioid_News Flash

Opioid Settlement Funds in Onslow County

Posted on: December 4, 2023
Government Center Building_News Flash

Onslow County Job Opportunities

Posted on: June 25, 2023
MedicaidExpansion_News Flash

Medicaid Expansion FAQs

Posted on: September 26, 2023
2023 Adopted Budget Book Available

Adopted Budget for 2023-2024

Posted on: July 3, 2023