The Department of Public Safety at 567-661-7575
Extension 7575 from any campus phone
Stay calm – make sure the scene is safe before rendering aid.
Call – 9-1-1 or the Department of Public Safety (567-661-7575) as soon as possible. If you are alone and do not have a cellphone, yell as loudly as possible for help.
When speaking with emergency services – give as much information as you can. Tell them:
- The type of emergency (describe the injury or illness if known)
- Give your location (describe the name of the building, what floor you are on, what room you are in or near)
- Any medical information known (this may be directly from the injured/ill person or from a medical bracelet/necklace they are wearing)
- Do not hang up until you are told to do so
Do not move the injured person, unless in danger
Render aid – if properly trained, offer to render first aid. Render CPR if properly trained.
Get an AED – have someone get an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in the event it is needed. Those individuals who feel comfortable using an AED may do so at their discretion.