State Rep. Greg Harris ( D-Chicago ) has alerted locals to Smart911, a free online platform in Chicago.
It allows residents to enter important medical and household information to help first responders plan ahead for an emergency situation or disaster. The information entered can be easily accessed by 911 dispatchers and increase first responder's ability to better assist people.
Information that can be entered include data concerning allergies, autism, current medications and even pets.
Visit www.smart911.com/ .