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Stay Safe in Wilmington by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

We don't want to think about it, but each Wilmington resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Delaware rescue workers. Rescue workers and Wilmington police are well aware of this difficulty, even if the rest of us don't stop to think about it. They can all recount stories of searching through glove compartments, pockets, wallets, purses and cell phone directories for a person's name and for contact information for someone who can help them get the person the medical care they need. This contact information is critical in an accident because Wilmington medical workers need to know about allergies and potential drug interactions. Also, in Delaware, some medical treatments can't be provided without authorization or consent, and there can be insurance and billing issues if the person's medical care is not properly arranged. ICE provides a solutio ... read more

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