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File of Life
How It Works
Sample File of Life sheet
The New Berlin Fire Department takes part in the File of Life program. This magnetic, plastic pouch is 5 inches by 4 inches and is placed on a refrigerator door. The pouch contains a three-part, foldable card that lists:
  • Allergies
  • Emergency contacts
  • Medical history
  • Occupant names
  • Prescribed medications

The highly visible and easily accessible pouch helps emergency medical technicians, firefighters, and police officers get critical information during an emergency situation. If an occupant is unable to answer questions for any reason, emergency personnel have all of their pertinent information readily available.

Obtaining a Card
Police social workers have a supply of the cards, and the welcome wagon will give the kits to new residents. Kits are also available to pick up at the Public Safety Building:
16300 W. National Ave.
New Berlin, WI 53151

For More Information
For more information about this program, please call Fire Administration at (262) 785-6120.

Sponsors
Thank you to the New Berlin Junior Women's Club for donating the funds for this program!