PACE Presents Vial of
Life Program at
Paramedic Service EMT's Gary Sousa and Dan Gully presented
the Vial of Life program at the July 31st meeting of TOPS
(Taking off Pounds Sensibly) #ME 87
in South Paris.
Mary Richards of TOPS
had approached PACE about presenting the program at the
meeting because she had heard of it and was
"very impressed with the Vial program." She shared that the members at
the meeting were very pleased to
have the presentation.
begun a "Vial of Life" program so that in case of an
emergency, individuals have current health information
written down and in a safe place. This program is
available to anyone at their request at no cost; PACE
will visit your home, will help you fill out a health
form and place the vial in your refrigerator. A
sticker is then placed on a window of your home letting
ambulance services know that your health and medication
information is available in a special vial in your
To become involved
with either program or for more information please call
PACE Paramedic Service at 207-743-5933 x707 and leave
your contact information on the message line. If
you need an ambulance, please do not use this number,
instead, dial 911.
PACE Paramedic Service is an affiliate
of Western Maine Health, which is part of the Maine Health® family.
Visit Western Maine Health on the
Internet at www.wmhcc.org.
Caption: Dan Gully, EMT-B, (center) of PACE
Paramedic Service, stands with the group at the TOPS
meeting on July 31, 2007 after he presented the Vial of
Life Program to them.