Red E. Fox costume was created as way to teach children how to save lives and property through the proper use of 9-1-1, Red. E. Fox was created as a 9-1-1 Public Safety icon in the tradition of Smokey Bear and McGruff the Crime Dog. Red E. Fox has been the official 9-1-1 mascot since 1994.
If you would like to borrow the costume for educational purposes, contact one of the agencies below:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for Management of Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in the United States online at
Attached are copies of a sample request letter for Text to 9-1-1 services and the contact information for the four Tier 1 wireless carriers that Districts will need to use to request Text to 9-1-1 service.