File of Life

File of Life

The File of Life is designed to help your Fire Department Paramedics obtain your necessary medical history and emergency contact information in the event of an emergency. It could help save your life.

The Refrigerator Magnet File of Life Holder

The form, which is kept in a red plastic pocket labeled FILE OF LIFE, lists the patient’s name, emergency medical contacts, other vital information, medications, allergies, recent surgeries, doctor’s name and a health care proxy. The entire pocket is held, with a magnet to the outside of the refrigerator.

The File of Life form and magnet are free and available at:
Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center
8600 Sheridan Road
Kenosha, WI 53143

Or you can download and complete a fillable version of the File of Life form (PDF). It may be saved to your computer and updated. It is recommended that the File of Life be updated with any change in condition, medications or providers. You may also download basic instructions (PDF) on how to use the File of Life.

If you are using the electronic form, please contact us at 262-605-6646 if you would like us to mail you the plastic pocket with a refrigerator magnet.