The preferred way to call 911 is always by voice . . . “Call if You Can, Text if You Can’t.”
Text to 911 is another tool to assist the public in reaching emergency services. For more information, please download MARC's brochure entitled, "Kansas City Regional 9-1-1 System: Important Tips for Sending Texts to 9-1-1."
According to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), smaller providers already piggyback on the four major carriers, but there is no guarantee smaller cell phone providers are making services available.