While Mississauga is known as the safest city in Canada, emergencies can occur as they do elsewhere in the world. Mississauga is served by two large modern hospitals, Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga
and Credit Valley Hospital
. Travellers from outside Canada are not covered by Canada's government health plans and should have travel medical insurance for their trip.
The City of Mississauga is served by the Peel Regional Police, Peel Regional Ambulance Service, and Mississauga Fire & Emergency Services
Police - Fire - Ambulance
When you have an emergency dial 911
Your call will be answered by a trained emergency call taker. You can call 911 from any pay telephone or cellular (mobile) phone, toll free.
DO NOT HANG UP UNTIL THE CALL TAKER ADVISES YOU TO DO SO.
Remain calm, speak clearly, and identify which emergency service you require. (Police, fire, or ambulance.)
You will be asked for the following information:
- what is happening (fire, crime in progress or medical emergency)
- what is the location (street address, closest intersection, business name)
- what is your name, address, and telephone number
- you may be asked for additional information…DO NOT HANG UP until told to do so
911 call takers have the ability to link up with translations services. 140 languages are available,
if the caller does not speak English, just stay on the line.
DO NOT call 911 when the situation is not dangerous and immediate action is not required.
Do not call 9-1-1 for:
- road conditions
- tourist information
- bus information
- the weather
- just to talk
For non-emergency phone numbers, look at the inside cover of any local telephone book.