Today Is 211 Day

Wednesday is 211 day across North America.

The public is being reminded the number can be dialled for information including drinking water emergencies, major evacuations, and local community and social services.

Lambton County Emergency Management Coordinator Mark Wetering says 211 is answered live, 24 hours a day.

He says it’s designed to keep 911 available for emergencies.

For more information, visit www.211ontario.ca.