Media Release - 911 and Telephone Service Restored in Cook County

3 PM: March 7, 2017 – 911 and extended phone service has been restored across Cook County. CenturyLink has repaired the damaged fiber and service to 911 is working across all telephone exchanges.
“The Sheriff’s Office extends it thanks to the many volunteer firefighters and first responders who staffed our fire halls during this outage, and commend our dedicated dispatch professionals for their versatility in working through these outages,” said Sheriff Pat Eliasen.

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Contact: Valerie Marasco, Director of Emergency Management, mobile 218-387-5366 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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