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SMART911 SYSTEM HELPS SPEED CARE TO RESIDENTS

Posted: February 19, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTOS JASON IVESTER Teresa Hudson, a dispatcher with the Springdale Police Department, discusses the Smart911 system. The free online system provides dispatchers with information on the caller for first responders.

Name: Check. Phone number: Check. Pets: Check. Allergies: Check. Contact information: Check. A Smart911 profile can help emergency personnel get victims the aid they need. And in Arkansas, the service is provided free to all residents.

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SMART911 INFORMATION

All information stored by Smart911 is voluntary and provided by the resident. Name Mailing address GPS map Number of people living at address Color of structure Type of siding Number of floors Number of bedrooms Picture of house Utility information Nearest fire hydrant Residents’ ages, birthdates Pictures of residents Pets’ names English proficiency Blood type Allergies Medical conditions Prescription drugs or devices Additional notes about condition Emergency contacts Automobile information

SOURCE: SMART911

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