You carry an umbrella in case of rain. Shouldn’t you be equally prepared for a medical emergency? This is especially true if you have a life-threatening allergy or chronic condition, such as heart disease, diabetes or asthma.
Add an ICE contact to your cell phone and help first responders care for you in the event of an accident or medical emergency.
What is ICE?
The acronym ICE stands for In Case of Emergency. It is recognized by emergency medical technicians (EMTs), firefighters, emergency room personnel and others who deal with accidents, fires, and other types of emergencies. When using this abbreviation in your cell phone contacts, ICE helps emergency personnel notify your family, friend or caregiver of your accident and learn important medical or support information.
Create your ICE contact and help emergency personnel learn important medical information about you as quickly as possible.
It’s simple—and it takes only minutes to do. Why wait for a rainy day?
Download ICE instructions NOW:
NOTE: Newer phones may have specific apps for this purpose.