Re: [Valley_Eye] GOOD INFO...PASS IT ON...
- And the police emergency number for cell phones, in San Francisco anyway, is415-553-8091, since 911 is very slow by cell. I put this in my phone list with AAin front so it comes up first.
Edie <aheins@...> wrote:
EMERGENCY INFO 1
Recently heard that in a national or regional
emergency cell channels
clogged and calls will not come in.
At that time, leave a message on your cell saying you
are fine and
Also a good plan to have an out of region "call to"
person for a better
chance of getting through.
I had these calling issues in both the quake and post
EMERGENCY INFO 2
We all carry our mobile phones with names & numbers
stored in its
but nobody, other than ourselves, knows which of these
our closest family or friends. If we were to be
involved in an
were taken ill, the people attending us would have
our mobile phone
wouldn't know who to call.
Hence this "ICE" (In Case of Emergency) Campaign The
concept of "ICE"
catching on quickly. It is a method of contact during
As cell phones are carried by the majority of the
population, all you
to do is store the number of a contact person or
persons who should be
contacted during emergency under the name "ICE" ( In
The idea was thought up by a paramedic who found that
when he went to
scenes of accidents, there were always mobile phones
they didn't know which number to call. He therefore
thought that it
be a good idea if there was a nationally recognized
name for this
In an emergency situation, Emergency Service
personnel and hospital
would be able to quickly contact the right person by
number you have stored as "ICE." For more than one
contact name simply
enter ICE1, ICE2 and ICE3 etc. A great idea that will
Let's spread the concept of ICE by storing an ICE
number in our Mobile
phones today! Please forward this. It won't take too
everybody will know about this. It really could save
your life, or put
loved one's mind at rest. ICE will speak for you when
you are not able