Public Services in New York City


Emergency services in New York City


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In an emergency, you should call 911 for the fastest response. You will be attended to by a dispatcher who will take your call and dispatch the proper authorities whether it be the police, fire department, animal control, or any other government agency.

Some helpful numbers:

NYPD Info Hotline: 1 212 560 2730

New York City Hospitals:

  • St. Vincent's Hospital: 1 212 604 7285
  • Bellevue Hospital Center: 1 212 562 4141 or 1 212 562 7696
  • Beth Israel Medical Center 1 212 420 2000
  • Coler Memorial Hospital: 1 212 848 6300
  • Goldwater Memorial Hospital: 1 212 318 8000
  • Gouverneur Hospital D&TC: 1 212 238 7000
  • Metropolitan Hospital: 1 212 423 6262

For more information on how to prepare for emergencies, http://www.semo.state.ny.us/ or http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/home/home.shtml. For numbers to call in need of travelers aid, assault, or any other issue, consult http://www.citidex.com/2424.htm.

To request non-emergency city services:
www.nyc.gov/html/doitt/html/about/about_311.shtml, dial 311, or contact:
New York City Non-Emergency Government Services
212 New York
New York, NY 10001
(212) 639-9675

Update 2/01/2009


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