Medical Emergencies

medical emergency

 

A medical emergency is an injury or illness that is acute and poses an immediate threat to a person's life or long-term health.

 Illness information can be found on influenza emergencies and pandemic response.

 

 

If an ambulance is needed:

  • Call (911 or 9-911 if from campus phone)
  • Provide dispatcher with: Location of emergency
  • Type of injury, if known
  • Brief description of injured person (gender, age, etc.)
  • Render first aid, as trained
  • Make injured as comfortable as possible
  • Please complete the appropriate injury reporting form that can be found at the Human Resources Department Website.

If an ambulance is not needed:

  • Render first aid, as trained
  • Assist with transportation of an employee to their personal physician or a student to the A. P. Beutel Health Center, if appropriate
  • Please complete the appropriate injury reporting form that can be found at the Human Resources Department Website.

 

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