The Town of Centreville emergency services is prepared 24/7 to preserve life and minimize damage, respond to hazards or disaster events by providing the necessary assistance and emergency support functions as well as establish a recovery system that will return the community to its normal state of affairs.
Throughout the year, the Town of Centreville EMS engage in community awareness and prevention programs to help the community avoid, detect, and report emergencies effectively.
The two main emergency services in our community are:
In an emergency, call 911 immediately from any wired or wireless phone.
An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police, fire department or ambulance. Examples include:
- A fire
- A crime, especially if in progress
- A car crash, especially if someone is injured
- A medical emergency such as someone who is unconscious, gasping for air or not breathing, experiencing an allergic reaction, having chest pains, having uncontrollable bleeding, or any other symptoms that requrie immediate attention.
Important: If you're not sure whether the situation is a true emergency, officials recommend calling 911 and letting the call-taker determine whether you need emergency help.
Mississippi Poison Control Center
The Mississippi Poison Control Center is available 24 hours per day, each day of the year to assist callers from the general public and/or the healthcare community in the assessment and management of poisoning cases with the intention of reducing the morbidity, motality and cost of care in the state of Mississippi. In formation on potential poison exposures is available free of charge the the sitizens of Mississippi. The center is staffed by specially trained nurses who are specialists in poison information care. They are assisted by trained poison information providers. The center provides on-going efforts to better educate and inform the general public regarding poison prevention and general poison safety as well as to provide resources for continuing educational opportunities for allied health personnel at all levels. It also works with othr local, state and federal agencies to provide around-the-clock information and assistance to the public and health care providers in the event of a chemical or biological weapons-of-mass-destructon incident. For Poison control help dial 1-800-222-1222.