Call 911 if you can, Text if you Can’t
It’s always preferred that you call 911, but in Iowa if you can’t call, then text!
Currently, all carriers have taken the necessary steps to allow you to text 911 on your mobile phone in Iowa.
Current Text-to-911 Availability in Iowa
As of January 28, 2020, 98 of Iowa’s 99 counties have 911 call centers capable of receiving text messages. The only county that is still not Text-to-911 capable is Pottawattamie.
7900 Hickman Road,
Windsor Heights, IA 50324