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Phone problems reported across Michigan

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Scattered phone problems are being reported across the state as crews work to restore service. 

Oakland County government said in a release it is experiencing trouble with local incoming and outgoing calls because its carrier is experiencing a network problem. Callers with a critical need are being asked to call the county's switchboard at 1-888-350-0900 and ask the operator to transfer the call to a county department or division. 

Other toll-free numbers to reach some county departments directly include:

Oakland County Sheriff Dispatch    800-647-3334
Health Division    866-683-7191
Nurse on Call    800-848-5533
Friend of the Court    800-357-4507
Treasurer    888-600-3773
Work Force Development    800-742-5463
Oakland County Parks & Rec    888-627-2757

Meanwhile reports non-emergency phone service at City of Ann Arbor offices was down Wednesday morning. Employees could not make or receive calls. Non-emergency service was affected at a Washtenaw County dispatch center, which handles dispatching for Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County and Ypsilanti.
Phone problems were also reported in Midland and St. Clair counties.

And in West Michigan, police in the Grand Rapids suburb of Wyoming reported problems with incoming and outgoing calls. reports 911 service was working.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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