Saint Louis University

Medical Emergencies

In a medical emergency call (314) 977-3000 or 9-1-1.

If you call 9-1-1 from a University phone, the Department of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness communications center will be alerted. If you call from a cell phone, please call (314) 977-3000 to alert the Department of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness immediately following your call to 9-1-1.

Prepare for Medical Emergencies 

Workplace medical emergencies vary greatly depending on the disaster, type of job and worksite. Regardless of your type of work, these steps will give you the upper hand in responding to a medical emergency:

  • Employees should take basic First Aid and AED/CPR training when offered.
  • Departments should have an OSHA approved First Aid Kit with supplies in stock and easily accessible. Supervisors should ensure the employees know there is a kit available and where it is located.
  • Supervisors should ensure that the kit is probably stocked. 
  • Employees may want to consider talking to their managers about medical conditions that may require support or special care in an emergency.
  • Employees should keep their emergency contact information on file and up-to-date in the Banner System. Emergency contact information and vital records should also be available at an off-site location.

Locations of Automated Electronic Defibrillators on Campus:

Allied Health Professionals

Anheuser-Busch Institute

Athletic Training: Sports Complex

Busch Student Center

Dreiling Marshall Hall - CADE

Edward A. Doisy Research Center

Margaret McCormick Doisy Learning Resources Center 

Drummond Hall

Doctors Office Building 

DuBourg Hall

Lindell Office Building

Monteleone Hall

Salus Center/Water Tower Inn

School of Nursing

Simon Recreation Center 

Student Health and Counseling - Ground Floor of Marchetti Towers East 

For all emergencies on campus requiring Emergency Medical Services response please have someone meet EMS personnel at the door to direct them to the patient's location.  

Modified from American Red Cross information

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