Visitor Assistance Line

Phone: 1-800-771-KEYS (5397)

Multi-lingual staff are ready to help you with directions and phone
numbers to medical facilities and law enforcement offices and
much more. The staff work 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Boating Safety

In an emergency, dial 911 from any Florida Keys land or cellular
phone. Or contact the United States Coast Guard, via Channel 16,
on a marine VHF radio.

United States Coast Guard

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission is responsible for
enforcing safe and environmentally-friendly boating and fishing
practices in the Keys. FWC officers patrol docks, bridges and

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Phone 305-292-0311
The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary sets regulations for
boating and fishing in the Keys, and offers safe boating tips.

Bicyclist Safety

Monroe County Bike/Pedestrian Planner
Phone: 305-289-2514

Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Phone: 305-289-2430

Overseas Heritage Trail
Phone: 305-853-3571

Bicyclists are encouraged to use the Overseas Heritage Trail
adjacent to the highway wherever the trail is available.

Key West City Government
Phone: 305-809-3877

Diver and Snorkeler Safety

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Phone: 305-292-0311 or
The Sanctuary provides "Sea Smart" advice for divers and

Reef Relief
Phone: 305-294-3100 or
This independent group offers the latest science on the dangers
of feeding fish and other marine mammals.

Decompression Illness

Divers suspecting decompression illness should seek medical
attention immediately at one of the Keys hospitals The staff at
these facilities know how to diagnose and treat the condition. If
necessary, they will transfer patients to one of two
decompression facilities in the Keys. The U.S. Military operates a
decompression chamber in Key West. The more-often used
facility is located in the Upper Keys at Mariner's Hospital

Police/Crime Prevention

In an emergency, dial 911 from any phone in the Florida Keys.

Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Phone: 305-289-2430

Key West Police Department
Phone: 305-809-1111


Upper Keys
Mariner's Hospital
Phone: 305-434-3000
Mile Marker 91.5, Tavernier
Middle Keys
Fishermen's Hospital
Phone: 305-743-5533
Mile Marker 48.7, Marathon
Lower Keys and Key West
Lower Keys Medical Center
Phone: 305-294-5531
5900 College Road , Stock Island
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