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Posted on 07/27/2011, by Jeremy Edsall

As Summer Heats Up, Put your Cell Phone on “ICE”

Today you can use your cell phone to email, take pictures, manage your calendar and even record video. However, they are still most valuable in calling for help when emergency strikes. However, what can you do to prepare in case something happens to you and you can’t call for help? Entering an emergency contact in your cell phone contact list under “ICE,” which stands for In Case of Emergency, is a commonplace practice that’s helpful in the following ways:
*    Most emergency responders check cell phones
for an ICE entry, which enables them to quickly
contact your loved ones in an emergency.

*    Provides peace of mind for parents with children,
knowing you’ll be contacted first in an emergency

Don’t delay: Add “ICE” to you cell phone contact list today!

70% of emergency 911 calls are placed from a cell phone

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