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Yellow Dot Program

A cycle style circle starting with Law Enforcement in top left, moving right to Fire and Rescue, then Emergency Medical Services, to Senior Groups which leads back to the start.

The "Yellow Dot" Program is the first program of its kind in the state of Alabama. It is designed to assist Alabama citizens and first responders in the event of an automobile crash or other medical emergency involving the participant's vehicle. The program can help save lives during the critical "golden hour" by improving communication at a time when accident victims may be unable to communicate for themselves.

The "Yellow Dot" program provides detailed medical information that can be crucial following a crash. Participants of the program receive a "Yellow Dot" decal, a "Yellow Dot" folder, and an information form with the participant's name, an identifying photo, emergency contact information, personal physicians' information, medical conditions, recent surgeries, allergies, and medications being used. A "Yellow Dot" decal on the driver's side rear window of a vehicle alerts first responders to check in the glove compartment for the corresponding "Yellow Dot" folder. Having this information following a crash helps first responders positively identify the person, get in touch with family or emergency contacts, and ensures that the person's current medications and pre-existing medical conditions are considered when treatment is administered for injuries.

Pick up your Yellow Dot Kit at the Sheriff's Office in the Colbert County Courthouse or at the RSVP (Retired Seniors Volunteer Program) Office at:  1101 Hwy 72 East, Suite 19 in Tuscumbia or at the Muscle Shoals Police Department at 1000 East Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals.