[TCRA] FW: In Case of Emergency...

Paul J Brooten mailbox at paulbrooten.com
Sat Mar 17 07:39:59 CDT 2007


This is Don's attachment that did not come through.

>Subject: In Case of Emergency...
>Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 09:15:13 -0500
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> >   >ICE - In Case of Emergency
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> >   >A recent article from the Toronto Star, "the ICE
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> > idea", is catching on and
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> >   >it is a very simple, yet important method of
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> > contact for you or a loved one
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> >   >in case of an emergency.
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> >   >
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> >   >As cell phones are carried by the majority of the
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> > population, all you need
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> >   >to do is program the number of a contact person
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> > or persons and store the
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> >   >name as "ICE".
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> >   >The idea was thought up by a paramedic who found
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> > that when they went to the
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> >   >scenes of accidents, there were always mobile
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> > phones with patients, but
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> >   >they didn't know which numbers to call.
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> >   >
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> >   >He therefore thought that it would be a good idea
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> > if there was a
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> >   >nationally recognized name to file "next of kin"
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> > under. Following a
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> >   >disaster in London . .The East Anglican Ambulance
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> > Service has launched a
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> >   >national "In case of Emergency (ICE)" campaign.
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> > The idea is that you store
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> >   >the word "ICE " in your mobile phone address
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> > book, and with it enter the
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> >   >number of the person you would want to be
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> > contacted "In Case of Emergency
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> >   >".
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> >   >
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> >   >In an emergency situation, Emergency Services
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> > personnel and hospital staff
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> >   >would then be able to quickly contact your next
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> > of kin, by simply dialing
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> >   >the number programmed under "ICE".
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> >   >
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> >   >For more than one contact name simply enter ICE1,
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> > ICE2, ICE3 etc.
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> >   >
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> >   >Please forward this to everybody in your address
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> > book.
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> >   >
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> >   >It won't take too many "forwards" before
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> > everybody will know about this.
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> >   >It really could save your life, or put a loved
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> > one's mind at rest.
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> >   >
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> >   >A great idea that will make a difference!
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