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ARE YOU OK? PROGRAM

A free service for the seniors offered by the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office. Seniors or physically challenged citizens who live alone and wish to remain independent may be placed on our call list to receive a check-up call at their convenience.

What is it and How Does it Work...

Our system consists of a dedicated computer, telephone, printer and the Are You OK? software. The computer stores subscriber names, numbers and call times. The system is designed to run 24/7 and automatically cycles every day at midnight. The program automatically calls each person in the system at their pre-determined time. When Are You OK? hears a voice response on the phone it delivers a short pre-recorded message.

  System operators may choose to monitor responses through the computer's speakers while attending to other duties. At the end of each calling day, a daily log of calls is automatically printed.

  If the subscriber doesn't answer after a preset number of call attempts, an alert is given visually on the computer's monitor and audibly on the computer's speakers. A printout containing emergency information on the subscriber, including doctor's name and phone number, contact name and phone number, next of kin and brief medical history is generated.

Features of the Are You OK Program...

  • Automatically dials subscriber at prearranged times each day.
  • Calling times can be scheduled to the minute.
  • Unlimited number of contacts per subscriber.
  • Can call subscriber more than once a day and/or at different times on different days.
  • Allows for unlimited scheduling of subscriber calling interruptions (No-Call Dates) for vacations, special occasions, weekly schedules, hospitalization, etc.
  • Custom/foreign language messages for individual subscribers.
  • Custom birthday messages for subscribers.
  • Support for answering machines and voice mail.
  • Automatic Operation: Are You OK? is designed to operate 24/7.

To Download a Signup Form and Brochure please click Are You OK

For More Information you may contact Mrs. Nancy Sheetz with the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office @
251-937-0202 or

For EMERGENCIES ONLY:   DIAL 911

NON-EMERGENCIES:  
(251) 937-0202 or (251) 972-6802

TDD-TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICE FOR THE DEAF:
(251) 580-2516

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This information is made available to the public and law enforcement in the interest of public safety.  Any unauthorized use of this information is forbidden and subject to criminal prosecution.