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CMP 058 – Calling 911

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Let’s talk about the different type ambulance services, (County, Hospital, and Private)

When to call an ambulance vs going to urgent care vs primary care.

EXAMPLES FOR CALLING 911

  • there’s a fire
  • someone has passed out
  • someone suddenly seems very sick and is having a hard time speaking or breathing or turns blue
  • someone is choking
  • you see a crime happening, like a break-in
  • you are in or see a serious car accident

URGENT CARE:

  • Accidents and falls
  • Cuts that don’t involve much blood but might need stitches
  • Breathing difficulties, such as mild to moderate asthma
  • Diagnostic services, including X-rays and laboratory tests
  • Eye irritation and redness
  • Fever or flu
  • Minor broken bones and fractures in fingers or toes
  • Moderate back problems
  • Severe sore throat or cough
  • Skin rashes and infections
  • Sprains and strains
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vomiting, diarrhea, or dehydration

WHAT THE DISPATCHER IS GOING TO ASK:

  • The location of the emergency, including the street address, and room/apartment number, if you’re in a large building
  • The phone number you are calling from
  • The nature of the emergency
  • Details about the emergency, such as a physical description of a person who may have committed a crime, a description of any fire that may be burning, or a description of injuries or symptoms being experienced by a person having a medical emergency

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