For your own added safety, you might want to take advantage of a service for residents with disabilities that could interfere with their emergency care.
If you have a landline telephone, you may register with local authorities to let them know you have a hearing loss. If you ever need to call 9-1-1, the emergency dispatcher will automatically be notified of your hearing loss, so emergency responders can be alerted that you might not hear the doorbell or a knock on the door.
Massachusetts residents can visit mass.gov to fill out the Disability Indicator Form for your local 9-1-1 Municipal Coordinator.
If you live in Connecticut, visit CTalert.gov on “How to Alert 9-1-1 in CT“.
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