Tuesday, November 19, 2019

In Case of Emergency (I.C.E.) Program

Isabella County Office of Emergency Management encourages all citizens who have cell phones to consider adding one of your phone contacts as ICE.

In Case of Emergency (I.C.E.) is a program that enables first responders, such as paramedics, firefighters, and police officers, to identify victims and contact their next of kin to obtain important medical information in the case of an emergency your are seriously injured, unconscious and unable to respond yourself.

The program encourages people to enter emergency contacts in their mobile phone address book under the name "ICE" (ICE without the quotes). Alternately, a person can list multiple emergency contacts as ICE1, ICE2, etc.