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Emergency Response

Medical Emergency: Immediate Procedures

  • Call for Emergency Response: 9-1-1 or 301.405.3333.
  • Initiate lifesaving measures if required and if trained.
  • Do not move injured person unless there is danger of further harm.

Major Incident: Immediate Procedures

Fire, Major Chemical, Biological or Radiation Spill

  • Evacuate the area.
  • Call for Emergency Response: 9-1-1 or 301.405.3333.
  • Attend to injured or contaminated persons and remove them from exposure if you can do so safely.
  • Close doors to affected area.
  • Do not enter an unknown environment.
  • Have person knowledgeable of incident and laboratory remain available to provide information to emergency personnel.

UMD Police Emergency

  • Call 9-1-1 from any campus phone.
  • Calling 301.405.3333 from cellular phones assures a direct connection to the University of Maryland Police Department.
  • Calling 9-1-1 from cellular phone will result in connection to Prince George’s County Police Department.