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Sign up for Smart911 so first responders will be aware of important information you have provided that will help Police, Fire, and EMS locate and help you in an emergency
When, when anyone in that household dials 9-1-1 from a phone associated with their Safety Profile, their profile is immediately displayed to the 9-1-1 call taker providing additional information that can be used to facilitate the proper response to the proper location. At a time when seconds count, Smart911 provides details that could impact response the second an emergency call is placed, which could be the difference between life and death.
Smart911 allows residents to provide the additional details that 9-1-1 call takers may need in order to assist them during an emergency. When you dial 9-1-1 today, the information received by the 9-1-1 call center can be limited due to one's location, phone, or panicked state. As such, vital information may go unprovided during an emergency call when it could impact the emergency response. With Smart911, anytime you make an emergency call from a phone registered with your Safety Profile, the 9-1-1 systems recognize your phone number and automatically displays your profile on the screen of the call taker who receives your call. At a time when you may be panicked, or unable to communicate, or it could be unsafe to communicate, Smart911 ensures that the details you would need to tell 9-1-1 are immediately available in the event you cannot verbally provide them.
When you sign up for Smart911, you can create a secure Safety Profile that will display on the call taker’s screen if you ever have to dial 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. You can add as much or as little to your profile as you want – the choice is yours – but it is recommended to add any details you would want responders to know if you do have an emergency – things like medical conditions and medications, address details, and photos of yourself, children, or elderly prone to wandering.
Smart911 gives you, as a citizen, the ability to proactively provide important details about yourself and your family to 9-1-1 before an emergency happens. Your information is stored in our secure facilities and is only made available to 9-1-1 when you make an emergency call from a phone tied to your Safety Profile.
Alerts powered by Smart911 help inform you of weather, traffic, and other emergencies in your community. Receive alerts from state and local authorities across the country, even in locations where Smart911 is not yet available in the 9-1-1 center.
To learn more about Smart911 and all the features offered, visit their website here.