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Officials urge public to register for Smart911 during pandemic

Posted at 9:42 AM, Apr 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-25 13:17:56-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Local health officials and law enforcement want to remind the public about the Smart911 services that are available. Officials say they can be especially useful for first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Smart911 is a free national safety profile registry that will provide 911 and first responders critical medical information about you and your family.

When a person calls 911, their Smart911 safety profile is automatically displayed, allowing their public safety agencies to send emergency response teams to the right location with enhanced medical data.

For information on Smart911 and how to sign up click here.