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Distress Signal App

By Chris Morris

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - On today's APP-tastic and outta SITE - the third of our seven best apps of the year...Distress Signal

It's reassuring to have a phone in case of an emergency, but there are some scenarios where you may not be able to tell authorities where to find you.

Distress Signal sends a text message to emergency services that includes your GPS coordinates, along with a maps link. It also stores your emergency contact details, allergies and medical conditions on the screen, in case you're unable to supply them when help arrives.

Check out the Distress Signal app.

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