Paterson Medical Emergencies

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Medical Emergencies


If serious injury or illness occurs, activate Emergency Medical Services (EMS):


• For on-campus emergencies, call notify Public Safety 973 684-5403 immediately and state your name, location and nature of the problem.  Please stay on the telephone until you are advised to hang up.


• For off-campus emergencies, dial 911 immediately and state your name, location and nature of the problem.  Please stay on the telephone until the dispatcher advises you to hang up.


• Do not move the injured unless they are in imminent danger.


• Do not touch another person’s blood or other bodily fluids.