Medical Emergency

gatorsafe_icon_web_MEDICALEMERGIf you encounter someone experiencing a medical emergency (examples: heart attack, loss of consciousness, large loss of blood, serious accident or seizure, etc.):

  • Call 9-1-1
  • Unless trained, do not render assistance above basic first aid
    • AEDs are dispersed throughout campus and can be located on the UF Campus Map or the Gator Safe App.
  • DO NOT jeopardize your health and safety to render care
  • DO NOT attempt to move the injured/sick person unless he/she is in immediate danger
  • Have someone meet and escort public safety officials to the victim
  • Provide public safety officials with information about the incident

Source: University of Florida Police Department

Resources:
Injury/Medical Assistance
http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/emergencies/injury/

Worker’s compensation information
http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/emergencies/injury/ 

Student Health Care Center – Emergencies and Urgent Care
https://shcc.ufl.edu/all-patients/emergencies/

AED Procedures and Information for UF Facilities
http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/programs/hazard_ergo/aed-info/

Version Date: 09/2018