Medical or First Aid
On Campus Call 9111
Off Campus or Centers Call 989-686-9111 or 911 If Public Safety Cannot be contacted Call 911
- If serious injury or illness occurs on campus, immediately call the Department of Public Safety. Give your name, describe the nature and severity of the medical problem and the campus location of the incident.
- In case of minor injury or illness provide first aid care.* Once this is done immediately call the Department of Public Safety.
- In case of serious injury or illness Red Cross trained personnel,* if at the scene, should quickly perform the following steps:
a. Keep the victim still and comfortable. DO NOT MOVE THE VICTIM.
b. Ask victim, "Are you okay?" and "What is wrong?"
c. Check breathing and give artificial respiration if necessary.
d. Control serious bleeding by direct pressure on the wound.
e. Continue to assist the victim until help arrives.
f. Look for emergency medical ID, question witness and give all information to responding medical personnel.
Enlist assistance from Executive staff appointed and trained personnel.
Only Red Cross trained personnel should provide first aid treatment.
Universal Procedures and Bloodborne Pathogens
Universal precautions refers to treating all bodily fluids as contaminated and a potential cause of serious illness or death. Only individuals trained in first aid, CPR, or emergency medical procedures should respond directly to medical emergencies. All other individuals should call the Department of Public Safety for medical assistance. Universal precautions should be followed at all time during a medical emergency when there is a potential exposure to bodily substances.