Medical Emergency

 

  1. Call 911.
  2. Call campus safety at 3911 if using a Viterbo phone; 608-796-3911 or 608-780-1582 if using a non-Viterbo phone.
  3. Health services may also be called weekdays at 608-796-3806.
  4. Clear the area and stay with the individual until ­campus safety, health services, or emergency responders arrive.
  5. Do not attempt to move a severely injured person unless in danger of further injury.
  6. Send someone outside to direct emergency responders to location.
  7. Locate persons with disabilities/special needs and provide assistance and/or provide their location to ­emergency responders.
  8. Trained individuals should begin CPR for an ­unresponsive victim who is not breathing normally.
  9. Trained individuals should commence first aid while awaiting an ambulance particularly to stop heavy ­bleeding.
  10. Seal off unsafe areas.
  11. If alcohol overdose is suspected, keep the person awake.
  12. Send a responsible person along to serve as a liaison ­between the emergency responders/hospital and Viterbo.