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Medical Emergencies

  • Medical Emergencies that require priority response include:
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Chest or Upper abdominal pain or pressure
    • Fainting
    • Sudden dizziness, weakness, change in vision
    • Change in mental state
    • Sudden severe pain
    • Bleeding that will not stop
    • Severe or persistent vomiting
    • Coughing up or vomiting blood
    • Suicidal or homicidal feelings
    • Obvious trauma
  • Call Campus Police
    • campus phone 911
    • activate emergency blue light phone,
  • Stay on the phone. You will be asked questions that the Communicator will provide to first responders.
  • Do not move someone who is injured unless they are in danger.
  • Keep the injured person comfortable until help arrives.
  • Report job related injuries to the supervisor.

 

Minor Injuries – Employees

  • Report the injury to your supervisor.
    Note: Supervisors will follow the procedures for all accidents located online.

Minor Injuries – Students

  • Students may call Student Health Services at 515-2563 for advice
  • Students may call Campus police for an escort to or from Student Health Services (on campus only).