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Vials Of Life Set For Weekend Distribution

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Sonora, CA — This Saturday the Tuolumne County Ambulance Paramedics and EMT´s will distribute Vials Of Life in Sonora Hills and the Forestview Senior Apartments.

The Vial Of Life is lifesaving information for emergencies. The vial is a small plastic pill-like container that contains an individual´s vital medical information and is stored in the refrigerator. The kit enables emergency medical personnel to quickly locate helpful information regarding medical history in a time of crisis.

Also included in the vial is a static-type sticker to be placed on a front door or a window at the front of the house or apartment to alert emergency personnel that the residence has a Vial Of Life.

The Vial Of Life is designed for individuals with special medical issues such as a heart condition, prior stroke, seizures and/or breathing conditions.

There is no charge for the Vial Of Life. They can be obtained by contacting Tuolumne County Ambulance Paramedics at (209) 694-0190.

Written by Bill Johnson