Medical Emergency

  • Inform authorities of the situation by notifying the Office of Safety & Security at x5555 (from any campus phone) or (845) 471-1822 (if using a cell phone); or dial 911 immediately.
  • Give your name, location, and telephone number.
  • Provide as much information as possible regarding the nature of the injury or illness, whether or not the victim is conscious, etc.
  • Do not hang up until directed to do so by the emergency operator.
  • Do not move a seriously injured person unless there is a life threatening situation.
  • Provide first aid, if you know how; and keep the victim as calm and comfortable as possible.
  • Remain with the victim until help arrives.
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