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Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program
Pennsylvania’s Yellow Dot Program was created to assist citizens in the “golden hour” of emergency care following a traffic accident when they may not be able to communicate their needs themselves. Placing a yellow dot in your vehicle’s rear window alerts first responders to check your glove compartment for vital information to ensure you receive the medical attention you need.
The program is a cooperative effort among the Pennsylvania Departments of Transportation, Health and Aging; the Pennsylvania State Police, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and First Responders and local law enforcement.
How does it work?
Participants complete a personal information form, which includes the participant’s name, contact information, emergency contact information, medical history and medications, allergies and the participant’s doctors’ names. A photo – showing only the participant’s head and shoulders – is then taped to the front of the completed information sheet.
The yellow dot decal provided in the program kit is placed in the lower left corner of the participant’s vehicle’s rear windshield. The decal should be no higher than 3 inches from the bottom of the windshield. This decal alerts first responders that vital information can be found in the vehicle.
Place the completed information sheet, with the attached picture, into the Yellow Dot folder, and then place the folder into the vehicle’s glove box.
Brecknock Township has a supply of these Pamphlets at the township office. Feel free to stop by during our regular business hours Mon. – Fri. 9 am – 5 pm and pick up a copy.
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A King Charles Cavalier Tri-Colored – male. Faded rabies tag, very friendly. Dog was found in Fivepointville on August 26, 2014 in the AM. Dog was taken to the SPCA, their phone# is 917-6979.
Please notify the township if this is your dog and you recover it so we can remove from the website. Thank you.
Lab mix puppy – black approximately 10 months old. 4-white paws found in the area of 1600 block of Dry Tavern Road over the weekend of 8/10/13.
Male lab mixed with rotwieller or putbull. White around neck and paws. Found in the square of Bowmansville 8/13/13.
Black lab mix, male, white paws. Found the week of 8/6/13 Rt 897 & Stone Hill Road.
Please contact the township office at 445-5933 or Pete Martin, Dog Officer at
(717)989-3593 if you know who they might belong to or for more information.