You should get help immediately. For campus emergencies, call Campus Police at 433-0911. If symptoms threaten life, go to a hospital emergency room, if you can do so quickly and safely. If not, call 911. You may contact your primary care provider or health insurance for additional advice.

Symptoms that threaten life include

  • Not breathing, and/or no pulse
  • Unconsciousness
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Severe bleeding
  • Head or neck injury
  • Suicidal or homicidal intentions
  • Choking
  • Substance Overdose
  • Seizures

For symptoms that don't threaten life, immediate care means seeing your primary health care provider or going to an urgent care center right away. Click here to see a list of local clinics and urgent care centers.  A copy of this list is also posted on the windows of the UWAC entrances.

What you should know before any emergency situation...
Know what type of health insurance you have. Find out now, how your health insurance covers medical emergencies when you are in the state you live in, when you are out of state, and even out of the country. Information on how to contact your insurance provider may be located on your insurance card, application, or various correspondences.

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