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Friday, November 24, 2017

Yellow Dot Program Packets Available at COSA

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Yellow Dot in case of an emergency

 

Caption : Denise Stewart, director of the Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA), shares information on the PennDOT Yellow Dot program with Delaware County Council Vice Chairman Mario J. Civera Jr., Council’s liaison to COSA, and Rob Reeder, president of the Delaware County Emergency Health Services Council and director of Crozer-Keystone’s EMS South Unit. Motorists can provide key medical information in a Yellow Dot folder and put it in their glove compartment to assist emergency responders in the event of an accident. For information about the Yellow Dot program visit www.YellowDot.pa.gov.

Residents interested in participating in Pennsylvania's Yellow Dot Program may pick up a program packet at the Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA), 206 Eddystone Avenue, 2nd floor.

This program was created to assist individuals in the event of a traffic accident emergency when they may not be able to communicate vital information to first responders.

The program packet includes a yellow decal to be placed in the vehicle's rear windshield. This decal alerts first reponders that there is vital information in the vehicle.  The yellow program folder with a personal information form is then placed inside the vehicle's glove compartment. The sheet includes emergency contact information and medical history.

For more information on the program, or to request a packet, visit www.YellowDot.pa.gov  or click here to read more.

Updated 1/6/14