NewsLady Posted January 4, 2016 Share Posted January 4, 2016 TODAY IS THE DAY! This morning Franc Lugo assumed his duties as the new AAC Hotline operator. After receiving the AAC SIM card from Rodny Moreno and thanking him for a good job over the past years, we needed to have the SIM card clipped to smaller size for the new two-SIM card smartphone, which took only a short time. It was a seamless transition with no hitches. As mentioned in earlier news, AAC now has a second number with a different wireless carrier. The main purpose of the new number is for outgoing calls for police, fire or medical assistance in emergencies. However, if you find yourself in a location where service for the main number, 6477-6662 is not available, you may use the secondary number to call for emergencies or other help such as assistance with car trouble or translation at a traffic stop. PLEASE USE THE MAIN NUMBER, 6477-6662 FOR CALLS WHENEVER POSSIBLE. Here is the new AAC Hotline secondary number for use as described above: 6917-0011 We recommend that you have both AAC Hotline phone numbers in your telephone contacts, prefacing them with AAAA so that they are always be at the top of your list. Clearly label the new number "SECONDARY" or "BACKUP" so that you remember not to call it except when you don't have service on the main number. Soon we will begin a campaign to remind people who have moved, changed telephone numbers, changed email addresses, have additional people in the household or experienced other changes to update their data for our database. Please be thinking about this and making notes. We hope soon to have a special page on the AAC web site (altoalcrimen.info) for updating your information. Your input will NOT automatically access our database because we want to review the input and be sure that it will provide our operator the clearest and best information to use in emergencies. Watch for an announcement asking you to post your update information. Thanks for your patience during a somewhat difficult transition period. Remember that even when you don't hear any specific news, AAC is working for you and the Boquete Community. Bob Gregory Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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