Health Center Emergency Procedures

In the event of an emergency, first CALL 911 followed by CAMPUS SECURITY at 304-243-2486.

In addition, notify the Health Center at 304-243-2275 if during normal business hours for follow-up purposes. If outside normal business hours, notify RA/AC. All RA/AC are certified in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR annually.

What is an emergency?

An emergency is any illness/injury that is acute and poses an immediate risk to a person's life- or long-term health. Examples include:

  • Chest Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unexplained severe abdominal pain
  • Seizures
  • Fainting
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Chemical burns or eye injuries
  • Rape/Sexual Assault
  • Alcohol/Drug Overdose
  • Suicidal ideations or attempt
  • Violent behavior