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Emergency / Medical Servicesat New York Kennedy JFK Airport

In an emergency, dial 211 from a courtesy phone or 911 from a pay phone or cell phone.

For medical emergencies, trained emergency medical technicians are available 24/7. Please call the police emergency number (718) 244-4333 for assistance.

A Medical office is located at Building 22A, reached by free shuttle bus 24/7 (tel. 718-244-1644)

People With Special Needs / Persons With Disabilities

When making airline reservations, be sure to mention your special needs, including wheelchair assistance.

Family member or caretaker taking you to the gate will have to stop by your airline counter to get a 'non-flying boarding pass'. 
For public transportation information call (718) 596-8585 or (718) 596-8273 - make reservation 24 hours in advance.
Accessible services inside the passenger terminals of JFK Airport include drinking fountains, restrooms, pet relief areas, car rental, phones.
Free Autolink Service is available to connect to other flights - contact your airline 48 hrs in advance.

Transportation to/from JFK:  call the MTA at 718-596-8585 (TTY/TDD 718-596-8273) ; for more transportation informtion call 1-800-247-7433 at least 24 hrs in advance.

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