Let Yellow Dot & Vial of Life speak when you can't.
How the programs work
Pinellas Countyls Yellow Dot and Vial of Life programs give you a voice when you are seriously injured or impaired and canlt speak for yourself. Simply complete the medical information form and place one copy in your carls glove compartment and another copy in a plastic bag on your refrigerator. Then put the Yellow Dot sticker at the bottom on the left side of your carls rear window and the Vial of Life sticker on your homels front door to tell first responders that your health care information is inside.
The information you provide will help first responders:
Display the Yellow Dot decal at the bottom on the left side of your vehiclels rear window, it alerts first responders to valuable health care information located in your carls glove compartment or an attached compartment on your motorcycle.
Vial of Life
Post the Vial of Life decal at eye level on your homels front door to alert first responders to valuable health care information located in a plastic bag attached to the outside of your refrigerator.
Have questions? Contact Pinellas County EMS & Fire Administration at (727) 582-5750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Do You Request Kits?
Complete a Request for Yellow Dot and Vial of Life Kits form. You should receive your kit in the mail within 4 weeks.
When You Receive Your Kit
The personal and medical information you have provided in this Yellow Dot/Vial of Life packet is strictly voluntary. The medical information you have voluntarily provided in this Yellow Dot/Vial of Life packet is confidential in nature. By completing and signing this packet, you voluntarily consent and agree to the disclosure of your personal and medical information only to authorized personnel of law enforcement and public safety agencies, emergency medical services agencies, and hospitals, and to the use by such personnel of your personal and medical information solely for the purposes of positively identifying you, determining whether you have a medical condition that might impede your communication, and ensuring that your current medications and preexisting medical conditions are considered when rendering you treatment, in accordance with section 316.0271, Florida Statutes.
Neither Pinellas County, nor any of its employees or agents, shall incur any liability for their reliance on the information you provide or fail to provide in this packet. By voluntarily participating in Pinellas Countyls Yellow Dot Program and/or Vial of Life program, you hereby, to the full extent allowed under applicable law, release, acquit, and forever discharge Pinellas County, the Board of County Commissioners of Pinellas County, the Pinellas County EMS Authority, current and former officials, employees, and other agents of Pinellas County, from any and all actions, causes of action, claims, demands, lawsuits, damages, costs, expenses, and compensation, which are now known, or may hereafter become known, on account of, or arising out of, any injury, condition, matter, or thing which happens, develops, or occurs as a result of your voluntary participation in Pinellas Countyls Yellow Dot program or Vial of Life Program, or your inclusion or exclusion of personal or medical information in this packet.