Set up your Medical ID in the Health app on your iPhone

How to set up your Medical ID 

  1. Open the Health app and tap the Summary tab. 
  1. Tap your profile picture  in the upper-right corner. 
  1. Under Medical Details, tap Medical ID. 
  1. Tap Edit in the upper-right corner. 
  1. To make your Medical ID available from the Lock screen on your iPhone, turn on Show When Locked. In an emergency, this gives information to people who want to help. To share your Medical ID with emergency responders, turn on Share During Emergency Call. When you make a call or send a text to emergency services on your iPhone or Apple Watch, your Medical ID will automatically be shared with emergency services.* 
  1. Enter health information like your date of birth, allergies, and blood type. 
  1. Tap Done.