File of Life
The File of Life is a free program, designed to help your local fire department
paramedics and emergency rooms obtain your necessary medical history and
emergency contact information in an emergency...
it could help save your life.
Please call us for more information and make arrangements to receive a
File of Life packet. Our number is 410-641-1000.
In the packet, you will receive a refrigerator magnet file, a door sticker,
and a wallet/purse file
You can also
click here and print a File of Life form.*
Refrigerator magnet File of Life holder
The card, which is kept in a red plastic pocket labeled FILE OF LIFE,
lists the name, emergency medical contacts, other vital information, medications,
dosages, allergies, recent surgeries, religion, doctor's name and
a health care proxy. The entire pocket, affixed with a magnet, can be
placed on the outside of your refrigerator.
This is a simple, brightly colored sticker that you place on your front
door, or your primary entry door. In the event of an emergency, this sticker
will alert EMS personnel that File of Life information should be on the
refrigerator in your home.
The pocket/purse/wallet file
In addition to the FILE OF LIFE for the refrigerator, you also get a compact
version for you to carry in your wallet or purse. A card containing the
same medical information is enclosed in the red plastic case that you
keep with you. This personal wallet-size version is a very valuable source
of information to emergency medical personnel responding to your possible
critical, life-threatening situations. Having instant access to medical
facts and information can make the difference when every second counts.
You can also take this convenient wallet size FILE of Life to your doctor’s
office & diagnostic testing area,
What information is contained in the file?
Your name, address, emergency medical contacts, insurance policy and health
problems, medications, dosages, allergies, recent surgeries, religion,
doctor's name and a health care proxy, etc.
One of the most important parts of the program is keeping your information
up to date!! Please help us help you.
Atlantic General Hospital/File Of Life
File Of Life is a registered trademark of the File Of Life Foundation,
Inc. – And any use other than usage associated with the Atlantic
General Hospital File Of Life Program, is expressly prohibited.