Emergency Medical Services

Find Your Local Poison Center

This list offers local and certified poison centers located in the Unites States and its territories. You may also find your local poison center by calling 1-800-222-1222.

Review Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012

American Association of Poison Control Centers

American Red Cross: Ways to Help

The American Red Cross helps people in emergency situations every day. Learn about donating blood, taking safety courses ,and volunteering to help your community.

Review Date: Monday, December 01, 2014

American Red Cross, National Headquarters

Find Your Local Red Cross

Browse a list of American Red Cross chapters or search for the chapter nearest you. The Red Cross gives health and safety training to the public and provides emergency social services to U.S. military members and their families.

Review Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

American Red Cross, National Headquarters

Introduction to the 9-1-1 Systems- (PDF)

This page provides the public with resources on understanding and using the 9-1-1 Emergency System. Learn when to call for help and what to expect when you dial 9-1-1.

Review Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011

National Academies of Emergency Dispatch

LifeLine Pilots

LifeLine Pilots has been the transportation bridge for thousands of families in need. Find out if your situation meets the criteria for a LifeLine Pilots' mission.

Review Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017

Lifeline Pilots

National Patient Travel Center

Call 800-296-1217 for information about charitable, long-distance medical air transportation. Find assistance available to patients who are unable to afford commercial flights.

Review Date: Friday, April 29, 2011

Mercy Medical Airlift

Programs for Medical Transport

Learn about medical transportation charitable programs available to those who cannot afford commercial long-distance transportation.

Review Date: Friday, April 29, 2011

Mercy Medical Airlift

Request a Flight - Miracle Flights for Kids™

Miracle Flights for Kids® helps fly children struggling with serious cancers and debilitating diseases to specialized medical treatment centers across the U.S. Call 1-800-FLY-1711 (1-800-359-1711) to learn more.

Review Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Miracle Flights for Kids

Teaching Your Child How to Use 911

Teach your children how to use 911 in an emergency.

Review Date: Saturday, March 24, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

What Happens in the Emergency Room?

Information written for children about what it is like have medical care in an emergency room (ER), including a description of the ER, the people they will see there, and what is likely to happen after an ER visit.

Review Date: Monday, January 28, 2013

The Nemours Foundation

When to Call 911

Learn when to call 911 and what information you need to give.

Review Date: Thursday, March 03, 2016

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSA
U.S. Department of Transportation

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