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Medical Emergency

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  • Notify the UGA Police at  911 immediately.
  • Provide the emergency dispatcher with your name, location, a number of people injured, and a description of the medical emergency.
  • Stay on the phone for instructions of how you can assist.
  • Send a responsible person to meet first responders outside of the building on the street to lead the emergency responders back to the injured individual(s).
  • Do not move the person unless there is an immediate threat to the injured person in that location.
  • Be sure to wear personal protective equipment and avoid body fluids.
  • Report the medical injury to your supervisor once the victim receives professional medical attention.
  • UGA has many campus buildings equipped with a number of Automated External Defibrillators(map of AEDs) throughout campus.