PUNTA GORDA, Fla - A life saving program in Charlotte County is getting an upgrade.
The County's Red Dot program is now on-line. Fire responders will now be able to view a medical history in real-time instead of having to wait to arrive at a scene.
It will also give 911 dispatcher an opportunity to give advance warning of a situation deputies or paramedics or about to encounter. Some 6,000 people are registered in the program.
Its also free of charge to residents.