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5.3.2 Medical Emergency Procedures

Call 911 (or 607-255-1111 from a cell phone in Ithaca Campus) in any emergency that requires immediate police, fire or medical response to preserve a life. 

  • Protect the victim from further injury or harm by removing any persistent threat to the victim or by removing the victim to a safe place if needed, however do not move the victim unnecessarily. Do not delay in obtaining trained medical assistance if it is safe to do so. 
  • Notify Cornell Police of the location, nature and extent of the injury by calling 911 or using a Blue Light or Emergency Telephone in Ithaca Campus. Always call from a safe location. 
  • Provide first aid until help arrives if you have appropriate training and equipment, and it is safe to do so. 
  • Send someone outside to escort emergency responders to the appropriate location, if possible.