Medical Emergencies

If it is safe to do so, stay with the injured/ill person until help arrives. Do not move the person unless they are in a threatening situation. If the victim must be moved, move as a unit, always supporting the head and the neck. Do not bend or twist the victim’s body. Do not approach victims of electrocution or toxic exposure unless they are clearly away from the hazard.

Call ext. 2111 and/or 9-911. Be prepared to give the following information:

  • Where is the emergency?
  • What happened?
  • How many victims need help?
  • What is being done?
  • Details about the victim(s).

Do not hang up until instructed to do so by the dispatcher (to avoid giving incomplete information).

Be aware of people in your area who are CPR trained, EMTs and/or first responders as well as nearest AED machine (see provided map or view online at Community health issues will be coordinated by Health Services in conjunction with public health authorities.