In an Emergency
Don’t stall, call 9-1-1 for police, fire, or ambulance. Stay calm and speak clearly while on the phone with the operator.
What to Expect
The operator will request the following information:
- Location (address)
- Ensure your address is clearly marked and easy to see.
- Type of emergency
When the first responders arrive, have the following information readily accessible (i.e. on the refrigerator):
- List of medications and medical history.
- Physician’s Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment
- Identification card (state or military)
Useful tools to implement ahead of time:
- Medical alert device/system
In the Event of an Emergency
Learn from Fire Inspector Carl Otsuka about what to do in emergencies. Be ready with important information when calling 9-1-1 and make it accessible for first responders upon arrival.