Advocacy or non-profit organizations are a great partner to increase awareness about Smart911. These groups often serve targeted communities of individuals who have special medical needs or specific concerns when it comes to emergency response. They have direct communication channels and are a trusted source.
And now with the addition of Smart911Facility, if these locations have a permanent office or meeting space, they can be provided with an additional level of protection for their facilities, students and staff in the event of any emergency.
Reach out to the advocacy groups in your community
Advocacy groups work with people who have concerns about emergencies because of medical issues and are likely to take action and create a Safety Profile. Common groups include disability commissions, Autism association, deaf and hard of hearing group or epilepsy foundations.
- Ask these contacts to let their community members know about Smart911.com and encourage them to create a safety profile to provide medical information and rescue notes to responders in the event of an emergency
- Post information on their social media channels
- Include information in newsletters or emails
- Provide and overview or presentation during a meeting
- Include information or host a booth during events or fundraisers
- Issue a press release to your local media stations reminding citizens about Smart911 and how important medical information is during an emergency