MedicAlert Awareness Month

5 FACTS ABOUT MEDICALERT BRACELETS

  1. ICE and MedicAlert bracelets

    In Case of Emergency bracelets and MedicAlert Bracelets are different as the former provides only emergency contact information while the latter provides a detailed health history.

  2. They’re not the first thing checked

    While MedicAlert bracelets are important, health personnel are trained to first keep you alive and check your airways, breathing, and circulation.

  3. Usage

    They are used to give information on existing health conditions, diseases, allergies, etc.

  4. Endorsements

    Actors, actresses, professional athletes, and performers have endorsed MedicAlert bracelets in the public.

  5. Millionth MedicAlert bracelet

    The millionth MedicAlert bracelet produced was given to comedian Carol Burnett.