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300 Jay Street
Namm Hall 109 (N-109)
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: 718-260-5550

Medical Emergency

When reporting a medical emergency:

Call 911 and/or the Public Safety Dispatcher and state: “This is a medical emergency.”

Be prepared to provide the following:

  • Location of the emergency
  • The number from which you are calling
  • Type of medical emergency

Answers to the following questions:

  • Is the victim conscious?
  • Is the victim breathing?
  • Is there severe bleeding?
  • How many victims are involved?


  • Do not hang up until instructed to do so by the Public Safety or 911 dispatcher.
  • Do not move the victim unless he or she is in imminent danger.
  • Assign someone to escort emergency personnel to the victim’s location.
  • Do not give the victim anything to eat or drink.
  • Try to keep the victim calm and assure him/her that help is on the way.
  • Comply with all instructions given by emergency response personnel.