Pittsburg State University

Injury or Illness

If you need assistance - Call 911

  1. If injury or illness occurs on campus, immediately call 911.  Give your name, describe the nature and severity of the medical problem, your telephone number and the campus location of the victim.  Note any jewelry with medical inscriptions (epilepsy, diabetes, other) and relay this information to the police or medical personnel.  Only trained personnel should assist victims until help arrives.
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  2. In case of minor injury or illness, the injured should self-administer first aid when possible.  Student Health Center personnel, University Police or other trained individuals may assist.


Important Notes:

  • If bodily fluids are involved in any illness or injury, protect yourself from exposure to contaminated fluids.
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  • Always wash your hands thoroughly with antibacterial soap and water after encountering any ill or injured person.

(August 2004)