In this West Texas town, knowing your address can be the difference between life and death

Feb 11, 2020
First responders say finding people who call 911 on a map is harder than it seems.
In 2008, the city of Presidio passed an ordinance requiring residents to post their house numbers. But in rural areas, knowing your own address isn’t always as simple as it seems.
Carlos Morales/Marfa Public Radio

Washington, D.C., wants to cut down on ambulance rides to ERs

Sep 2, 2019
A program aims to divert nonemergency 911 callers into rideshares that take them to clinics.
An ambulance rushes to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

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