Lancaster County 911 Press Release

Residents are reminded to only call 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies.  The Lancaster County Wide Communications center has received calls on its 9-1-1 line pertaining to hoarding of products, self-distancing concerns, as well as concerns regarding business closures and the stay-at-home directive.

Only call 9-1-1 if you have a medical emergency or an immediate need for the Police Department or Fire Department.

Columbia Borough Police Department encourages its residents to call the non-emergency number, 717/684-7735, or report an incident on CrimeWatch at

Thank you for doing your part to help our First Responders and critical communications.