Forms are available from the Town Clerk's Office --or-- NY Sheriffs Yellow Dot Program
Adopted October 5, 2016 by the Evans Town Board
RESOLUTION 2016 # 446 Recognize Erie County Yellow Dot Program
Councilman Feldmann moved and Supervisor Hosler seconded,
WHEREAS, the New York State Sheriff’s Association Yellow Dot Program was designed to help first responders provide life-saving medical attention during the “golden hour” after a crash or emergency event; and
WHEREAS, the Yellow Dot decal adhered to the driver’s side rear window of a vehicle will alert first responders that vital medical information for the driver and/or passenger is stored in the in the vehicle’s glove compartment; and
WHEREAS, the Yellow Dot Program can be also be utilized at a residence by placing the decal on an entry door(s) of a dwelling as to alert first responders that important medical information for one or more of the residents, within the dwelling, can be located in a clear plastic bag in the freezer compartment of the refrigerator; and
WHEREAS, Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard and the sheriff’s office has staff and resources dedicated to raising the awareness of the Yellow Dot program in the towns, villages and communities throughout Erie County; and
WHEREAS, the sheriff’s office has encountered situations where a Yellow Dot decal has been helpful to first responders at the scene of an incident and contributed to the fast and proper triage of a victim.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Town of Evans does hereby recognize the live-saving potential of the Yellow Dot program; and be it further
RESOLVED, that this Honorable Body declares the Town of Evans as a Yellow Dot community and encourages all citizens to sign-up for and participate in the live-saving program Yellow Dot Program.
VOTE RESULT: ADOPTED BY ROLL CALL
Councilman Feldmann - Aye
Councilman Macko - Aye
Supervisor Hosler - Aye