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What to do in an Emergency

In case of a campus emergency, serious injury, death, or other similar problems, you are asked to follow these procedures:

Serious Illness or Injury

Dial 4444 and give specific details. 
If the emergency appears "life-threatening" also call Snyder County Emergency Services (911 or 372-0535) and request an ambulance. 
Remain at the scene to provide assistance.

Fire or Explosion

Activate the nearest Fire alarm.
Dial 4444 and give specific details.
If appropriate, use nearest fire extinguisher.
Enlist other individuals, if possible, to assist in clearing the building.
Remain at the scene to provide assistance.
Snyder County Emergency Services (911 or 372-0535).

Prowlers, Burglars, or Theft in Progress

Dial 4444 and give specific details.
Remain on the scene to direct assistance.
Snyder County Emergency Services (911 or 372-0535).

Vehicular Accident, Disturbance or Other Incident

Dial 4444 and give specific details.
Remain at the scene to direct assistance.
Snyder County Emergency Services (911 or 372-0535).

Important in Any Emergency

Stay in the vicinity of the emergency.
Enlist other individuals, if possible, to direct assistance to the scene.
Get pertinent information, including names and addresses of witnesses.
Report to university officials when they arrive.
Snyder County Emergency Services (911 or 372-0535).

General Information

Public Safety will notify senior university administrators.
The Degenstein Campus Center will be the evacuation headquarters, if necessary. Anyone who is displaced by an emergency should go to the Campus Center for temporary accommodations. Updates will be posted near the residence life offices to keep the campus informed.




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