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Safety

Sheriff's department 

For emergencies, call 911

Non-Emergencies:

752 High Street Bath, ME 04530

Phone: 207-443-8201

Fire Department and Emergency Management Services:
For emergencies, call 911

Non-emergencies: call 371-2772


What To Do In Case Of An Emergency

  1. Dial 911

  2. Provide the dispatcher with the exact location of the emergency as well as the nature of the emergency.  

  3. Remain on the line until help arrives. 

  4. In the event of a medical emergency, turn on any outside lights and secure animals. 

  5. Gather a list of all medications taken by the sick or injured person and wait for responders. 

  6. in the event of a fire, immediately evacuate the location of the fire.  Do not return to a burning building.  Gather all occupants in a central area and wait for responders. 

Provided by our Fire Department

Important Hotline Telephone Numbers

  • Child Abuse Hotline: 800-452-1999

  • Elder Abuse Hotline: 800-624-8404

  • Northern New England Poison Control Center: 800-222-1222

  • Information on construction, traffic delays, and road condition: 5-1-1

 

House Numbering Program

Age-Friendly Georgetown has partnered with our Fire Department to place easily visible house numbers to assist emergency personnel in locating homes. For more information click here.

Daily Telephone Check-in Program

Sagadahoc County Sheriff Department provides a daily call-in program to verify the safety of older or disabled residents.

Point of Contact: Brett Strout at 443-8292 http://www.sagsheriff.com

Elder Abuse 

Elder abuse can take many forms: financial exploitation, emotional/psychological, physical, sexual, neglect, and more.  Fortunately, there are lots of resources to help!

  • If someone is in immediate danger, call 911. 

  • Maine Adult Protective Services:  1-800-624-8404

    • Call if you suspect someone is being harmed or at risk of being harmed.

  • To join efforts to prevent elder abuse, check out the Maine Council for Elder Abuse Prevention, including our local group, the Merrymeeting Bay Triad.  Link here

  • To learn more about transitional safe housing for older abuse victims, or to have someone do a presentation about elder abuse to your group, call the Elder Abuse Institute of Maine: 207-805-3708 or visit the website here: EAIME​​

  • Legal Services for the Elderly: 1-800-750-5353  Maine Legal Services

  • Statewide Sexual Assault Crisis and Support Hot Line: 1-800-871-7741

  • New Hope for Women:  24 hour hotline:  1-800-522-3304 and New Hope for Women