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What if you were home alone and had a Medical emergency? Who would speak for you when the paramedics arrived? 

In all the confusion, what if you forgot to tell them about a particular medication or allergy? What if you were unconscious when they arrive, how would they know about your medical history? Who would they call?

Seconds count. It can mean the difference between life and death. Laurel's LifeList puts these answers at their fingertips! 

Emergency personnel are trained to look on the refrigerator for information that can help them help you in just such an emergency! It allows first responders to immediately begin the best possible treatment, notify loved ones, and pass this vital data on to waiting physicians at the emergency room.

It is an absolute asset to emergency preparedness, and peace of mind, for every household.

Take a moment to download the paperwork  from the link below:

 

Fill it out, place it in a resealable plastic storage bag and place it on your refrigerator! it's that simple!

If you know of someone who would benefit from this program, and they do not have access to a computer, please print it out for them or call 301-725-5300 ext. 2244 for other options to receive this document.

Remember to update it as any new medical Information becomes known and you'll have the peace of mind knowing that you and your loved ones will have the most up-to-date information for the paramedics when they arrive!

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Emergency Management

The Office of Emergency Management plans and prepares for emergencies, educates the public about preparedness, coordinates emergency response and recovery efforts and disseminates information during emergencies and disasters.