Ambulance, Fire Department 119
Koyasan Healthcare Clinic
631 Koyasan Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama Prefecture 648-0211
Open 8:30-11:30, 13:00-16:00
How to Use a Public Pay Phone
There are two types of public pay phones: analog and digital. During normal operation, there is no difference between the two types. However, usage differs during blackouts and toll-free calls.
|Digital public pay phone||Analog public pay phone|
|Normal Use||Lift the receiver, insert money or telephone card, then dial the number.|
|Emergency Use||You do not need money or a telephone card. Lift the receiver and dial 1-1-0.||You do not need money or a telephone card. Lift the receiver, press the EMERGENCY button, and then dial 1-1-0.|
|Use during Blackouts||[Liquid Crystal Display is Off]
Same as during normal use, except that you cannot use a telephone card.
*If there are multiple telephone units placed in the same location, some of them may not work during a blackout.
|[The Red Light is Off]
Same as during normal times, except that you cannot use a telephone card.
|Use during Toll-Free (Emergencies, etc.)||You do not need money or a telephone card. Lift the receiver and dial the number.||Lift the receiver, insert money or telephone card, then dial the number.
After your call is complete, the money or telephone card will be returned to you.
*1 The call is through 110 (Police), 118 (Coast Guard), or 119 (Fire, Ambulance).
*2 However, once the battery has been depleted, you cannot make calls even using money.
*3 If a natural disaster subject to the Disaster Relief Act occurs, and if NTT East/NTT West has deemed that victims must have access to phone calls (due to blackouts, etc.), calls from public pay phones might be toll-free.