End Of Daylight Savings Time Sunday At 2am = Extra Hour At Bars + Extra Hour To Sleep Off Hangover + “Vial Of L.I.F.E.”

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At 2am this Sunday, Nov. 1st, bar owners and patrons throughout the area will rejoice as they’ll be the first to take advantage of the extra hour that’s given back by the ending of Daylight Savings Time, as all clocks are to be set back one hour at that time (which equals an extra hour of drinking as well as sleeping off the hangover the next morning).

This weekend is also an excellent time to replace your smoke detector batteries, as well as do something new that could save your life, or the life of a loved one – get “The Vial of L.I.F.E.” – here’s some info:

The Vial of L.I.F.E…

End of Daylight Savings Time-update your personal medical information for emergency first-responders.

When you’re changing your smoke detector batteries, take a few extra minutes that could save your life–or the life of a loved one.

WHO/WHAT: The Medic One Foundation provides a simple tool designed to help save lives in an emergency situation:

The Vial of L.I.F.E. (Lifesaving Information For Emergencies). First responders are trained to look for the containers in refrigerators upon arrival at a home.

The “Vial” of consists of a 5-inch “prescription” plastic vial containing medical forms with key information about an individual’s medical history. Over 30,000 have been distributed locally.

WHERE: New to the Vial of L.I.F.E program? To get started, pick up a new “Vial” at any Bartells for just $1 (with net proceeds benefiting the Medic One Foundation).

HOW: Update forms are available online at: www.mediconefoundation.org or www.bartelldrugs.com.

Complete the form with all current vital medical information; put the completed form (s) in the vial and place it on the top shelf inside the refrigerator door.

Follow directions for placement of refrigerator magnet and front door sticker.

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