Lynn Emergency Information

Emergency services at the ready in Lynn, Massachusetts.
Emergency Information for Lynn, Massachusetts

As in other cities, the emergency departments in Lynn, MA will respond to a 911 call, but if you aren’t so seriously in trouble or if you need to get to an emergency location, such as the police station, fire department, or hospital, it can be useful to have other information about the emergency departments in the area. Here is some of the information that you might need to know:

Dedicated Emergency Line for the Hearing Impaired: 781-595-1400

Lynn Police Department:

Department Head: Kevin F. Coppinger, [email protected]

Location: 300 Washington Street Lynn, MA 01902

Main Number: 781-595-2000

Records Office: 781-477-7075

Animal Control Officer: 781-477-7080

Drug Task Force Hot Line: 781-593-6830


Lynn Fire Department

Department Head: Dennis Carmody, [email protected]

Location: 725 Western Avenue Lynn, MA 01905

Phone: 781-593-1234

Fax: 781-596-1480

Business Hours: Monday through Thursday: 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. and Fridays: 8 A.M. to 12:30 P.M

The main Lynn, MA hospital is the North Shore Medical Center, which is an award-winning facility. This is the only hospital besides the Veteran’s hospital in town, but people often drive to Salem or Boston hospitals for non-life-threatening visits. However, it’s always a good idea to know where the nearest hospital is, so here is some information about the North Shore Medical Center:

Location: 500 Lynnfield Street Lynn, MA 01904

Main Phone Number: 781.581.9200

Visiting Hours: 11 A.M. to 8 P.M.


Recently, the hospital in Lynn was awarded the Leapfrog Top Hospitals Award, the 100 Top Hospitals for Cardiovascular Care Award, and the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Award. The hospital provides Lynn ambulances through 911 calls, and it is within easy reach of most locations in Lynn.

This hospital as well as hospitals in the Salem and Boston areas is a member of the Partners HealthCare system, which gives patients access to more surgical staff and better health care by working as a network. The hospital in Lynn is smaller than the one in Salem, and it is mostly for emergency situations and acute care. Those who are in less danger are normally transported to Salem, which is larger and has more resources for long-term care. Luckily, though, the hospitals aren’t far apart, so your car or ambulance ride shouldn’t be long, either way. The hospital is also in the same network as Mass General, the area’s largest hospital located in Boston.


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