Vial of LIFE Can Save Your Life!

Vial of life provides your important medical information to first responders in an emergency situation

What is Vial of Life?

The Vial of Life program is a simple but effective tool that can help save lives in emergency situations. It involves placing a vial containing vital medical information in a prominent location within the home. A location where it can be easily found by first responders in the event of an emergency.

The program provides first responders with critical medical information that can help them to provide more effective and timely care to individuals in emergency situations. The vial typically contains information such as the individual’s name, medical conditions, medications, allergies, and emergency contact information.

By having this information readily available, first responders can quickly assess the individual’s medical needs and provide appropriate treatment. This can be especially important in situations where the individual is unable to communicate their medical history, such as in the case of a severe injury or medical emergency.

Simple But Effective

The Vial of Life program is easy to implement and can be used by anyone. To participate in the program, simply fill out a medical information form and place it in a vial. Then store the vial in a visible location in the home, such as on the refrigerator or freezer door.

Many fire departments, police departments, and emergency medical services (EMS) agencies across the US use the program as part of their emergency response protocols. These agencies have reported that the program has helped them to provide more effective and timely care in emergency situations.

The Vial of Life program is a valuable tool that can help individuals and first responders to better respond to emergency situations. By having critical medical information readily available, individuals can feel more secure and confident that first responders can provide more effective care and potentially save lives.

Make Your Own Vial at Home!

Sage Aging ElderCare Guide is providing VOL Kits at local events around Polk County, FL. But you can print a complete kit right here. Everything you need, including instructions, a medical information form, and decal cutouts can be downloaded for printing below.

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Liz Craven
Author: Liz Craven

Liz Craven, along with her husband Wes, owns Pro-Ad Media, publisher of Sage Aging ElderCare Guide, serving the local community for over 28 years. Liz lives in Lakeland and is very active in the local community, specifically in the area of aging. Liz serves on a number of local boards and committees including the Lakeland Vision and Age Friendly Lakeland.