Emergency Information

Emergency Service

Number of Service

Medical Emergencies911
University Police
  • Bloomsburg: 570-389-2211
  • Lock Haven: 570-484-2278
  • Mansfield: 570-662-4900
  • Clearfield: 570-484-2278
Local Police
  • Bloomsburg Town Police: 570-784-4155
  • Lock Haven City Police: 570-893-5911
  • Mansfield Borough Police: 570-662-3093
  • Clearfield Town Police: 814-765-1647
Tapline, Local Crisis Intervention (suicide prevention)800-222-9016
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline800-273-8255

Resources Available 24/7

University Resource for Sexual Misconduct/Title IX for support and guidance available to students
University Police at 570-389-2211
Hospital Emergency Room near your campus

For answers to medical questions, advice about health problems, or treatment of minor injuries and illnesses, students should direct their calls to the Health Services Center at 570-389-4451.

Free, confidential consulting services to help students cope with the variety of personal and academic problems are available by visiting the Counseling Center.

Emergency Procedure Guidelines

All students and employees need to know what to do in an emergency before medical help arrives. Since you may be faced with an emergency in your activities, it is important that you know how to recognize an emergency and how to respond. Do not call the Student Health Center for emergency reporting, call 911.

Call 911, in an emergency. Situation examples may include the following:

  • Is or becomes unconscious
  • Has trouble breathing or is breathing in an strange way
  • Has chest pain or pressure
  • Is bleeding severely
  • Has seizures, a severe headache, or slurred speech and confusion
  • Has serious injuries to the head, neck or back
  • Has possible broken bones

Be aware of the following:

  • Location of First Aid Kit
  • Location of Automated External Defibrillator
  • Location  of Fire Extinguisher

Give the dispatcher the necessary information. Answer any question that he/she may ask. Do not hang up until the dispatcher has obtained all patient information. You should give the following information:

  • The caller's name
  • The exact location of the emergency — include the building name, nearest entrance, floor, room number, etc. 
  • Be as specific as possible.
  • The victim — for example report the unconsciousness or severe bleeding
  • Any medical conditions you may be aware of via medical alert bracelet or necklace
  • What help or first aid is being given

Assist the person to the best of your ability until trained personnel arrive. Do not move the person unless the location presents immediate danger.

If possible, send another person to doorway, entrance or road to assist the emergency personnel when they arrive.

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Contact University Police

Contact your campus police. For all emergencies, dial 911.