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Health Library : Common Childhood Injuries and Poisonings


Emergency Contact Information

In an emergency, it is easy to "forget" even the most well-known information. That is why it is crucial for you to complete the information in this form for each member of your household. Then, distribute copies to each member of your household. Also, post all copies by each telephone and in easy to find places in your home, automobile, or place of business. Be sure to update the information frequently.

Also, make copies for non-resident relatives, babysitters, caretakers, neighbors, teachers - anyone who has contact with you or who is periodically responsible for your children (or any disabled or elderly persons in your home).

Emergency Telephone Numbers

9 1 1 (nine, one, one)

Emergency Transport System
(if 9-1-1 system is not available in your area)

Post the poison center telephone number by every telephone in your home. The national, toll-free poison control center locator number is: 1-800-222-1222. From here, you will be automatically redirected to the nearest Poison Center in your area.

Poison control
Physician's name/telephone
Hospital emergency room

This information is

Person's Full Name
Date of birth
Heightat last physical in:
Weightat last physical in:
Home Address
Directions to Home
Home Telephone
Medical Conditions
Current Medications

Emergency Contacts:

Contact Person #1
Work or Home Address
Contact Person #2
Work or Home Address
Contact Person #3
Work or Home Address

Additional Instructions:

Click here to view the
Online Resources of Common Childhood Injuries & Poisonings

 Sources & References


 Find an MUSC Doctor:
 »Emergency Medicine

 Treatment at MUSC:
 »Emergency Services
 »Family Medicine Center



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