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Medical Emergency Procedure

Call: Public Safety Department: 276-6611 or 911 from a campus phone. Note: Dialing 911 from a cell phone will not connect you with Public Safety.

What to Know:

There are specific things that you can do if someone becomes ill or is injured and requires immediate assistance. Remember to stay calm and try to keep the injured person(s) as calm as possible.

What to Do:

  • Ensure that you and others around you are safe before proceeding

  • Call Public Safety at 276-6611 to provide the following information:
    • Building name;
    • Floor/office number (location); and
    • Details of the illness/injury.
    • Stay on the phone for further instructions.

  • Do not move the injured/ill person

  • If you are not trained, do not attempt medical assistance unless the circumstances require immediate steps to preserve the life or health of the injured person before the arrival trained medical personnel

  • If blood or other bodily fluids are present, prevent their contact with your eyes, mouth, or open wounds to the best of your ability

  • If possible, assign someone to meet emergency personnel at the closest entrance
  • Remain with the victim until first responders arrive

  • Limit communication with the victim to no more than quiet reassurances

  • Report all information to emergency personnel

  • If you have made contact with blood or other bodily fluids, immediately wash off with soap and water – contact Environmental Health and Safety at 276-6427 for follow-up instructions
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