UPDATE (6:30 p.m.) Steuben County officials tell WENY News service to the county's 911 center has been restored and all operations are working correctly. 

BATH, NY (WENY) -- Steuben County authorities tell WENY News the county's 911 center is down.

Sheriff Jim Allard says county residents may need to call an alternative number if they have an emergency and need 911. Sheriff Allard says for residents to call the Sheriff's Office in Bath at 607-622-3911. Dispatchers will route your call where it needs to go.

County officials are working to get the system back online. WENY News will provide updates on the status of the 911 system as we get them.