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Vial of Life designed to help during emergencies

Vial of Life designed to help during emergencies

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(KSL News) West Valley City today launched a project that could help many of us Stay Safe and be better prepared during an emergency.

Th "Vial of Life" holds all the medical information of people living in a house. The idea is to store the vial on the shelf inside the door of your fridge so first responders could quickly get critical information during a time of crisis.

Vial of Life designed to help during emergencies

Aaron Crim, with West Valley City public relations, said, "A lot of times they can get that information, but it requires a lot of questions, a lot of digging, and sometimes the person that they are responding to can't answer those questions."

West Valley City will distribute 1,000 vials each month, particularly to seniors and those who are homebound. People who'd like one can get them through the city. The Red Cross will also work with community groups who want Vials of Life.

Vials of Life Contacts:

West Valley City, Craig Thomas, Neighborhood Services Manager: 963-3285
Red Cross: 323-7000

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