What would happen if you got into a serious accident and emergency personnel needed to contact your loved ones? Would that person’s phone number be easily accessible? Many people think that placing all of their emergency contacts on their smartphone will help the EMT’s, but what if your phone is no longer at your side? How can paramedics match you to your phone without a picture ID?
The hCard and Emergency Contacts have aligned their services to bring help to you when you can’t make the call yourself. As a member you can print out a card that has your special ID and a toll-free number, a paramedic can place one call to the number and then Emergency Contacts will call your loved ones, list your allergies, special medical needs and physician contact numbers. The emergency contact card should also include your pharmacy, the closest hospital number and address, and your children’s school information.
In addition to carrying The hCard’s emergency contact card you can:
- Have your emergency contacts printed out by every phone and on the fridge
- Include the poison control number
- Know how to use your alarm system to contact fire, police and medical personnel
- Teach your kids how to make an emergency call for help. They’ll need to know to dial 911, provide their full name, address and give a description of the emergency. A good way to prepare is to role play an emergency situation with the phone turned off.
hCard members are also eligible for receiving full Emergency Contacts coverage for all of their family members at a great savings.
Don’t count yourself any longer as one of the few people who carry their emergency contacts. Use the hCard to make the listing of your contacts easy—hopefully you’ll never have to use it.
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