Get ready for 10- digit dialing!
In July 2020, the Federal Communications Commission adopted an order approving the designation of 988 as the 3-digit dialing code to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. To facilitate implementation, area codes in 37 states where the 988 prefix is a working prefix and which now use 7-digit local dialing must switch to 10-digit local dialing. This includes our 785 area code. Beginning April 21, 2021, you should start dialing 10-digits for all local calls — the 785 area code plus the 7-digit phone number. If you forget to do so during this transition period, your calls will still be… Read More