Medical Identification for Emergencies

What is this resource?

In an emergency, the medical ID can speak for someone when he or she is not able to speak. It gives quick facts about what is most important to the person’s health so that the right care can be given right away. This website overviews what kind of information should be included on a medical ID, and how to obtain one.

How to use

Use this article to determine whether a medical ID would be appropriate for you or the person you support.

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Resource Topic: Healthcare

Resource Type(s):  Website

Resource Audience/Topic: Community Participation, Families

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