Be Prepared for EMS

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Be Prepared for When

You Need EMS

Help EMS Help You

  • Display your address on your refrigerator or near a telephone in case someone else needs to call 9-1-1 for you.
  • Display your house number prominently on your home and/or curb.
  • The questions asked by 9-1-1 call takers, paramedics and EMTs  are important and designed to help you.  Answer all questions honestly.
  • Know your hospital preference and primary care physician

Know Where These Items Are Located

  • Health insurance information
  • A list or location of current medications
  • Emergency contact information
  • Advanced directives - do not resuscitate (DNR), durable power of attorney for health care decisions (DPOA-HCD), and living will