Medical / First Aid Emergencies

CALL CAMPUS POLICE / DISPATCH at:

  • Moorpark College: Police at (805) 378-1455
  • Oxnard College: Police at (805) 986-5805
  • Ventura College: Police at (805) 289-6486

Be prepared to give the following information:

  • State: "This is an emergency."
  • Give your name, location (college, building and room number), nature of emergency, and the phone number from which you are calling.
  • Do not hang up until you are sure no further information is required, unless there is an immediate threat to your safety.

What to do while waiting for help:

  • DO NOT move the person unless absolutely necessary or there is a threat to his or your safety.
  • Stop any bleeding by applying firm pressure on the wound.
  • Restore breathing by opening the person's air passage and performing rescue breathing and CPR , if qualified to do so.
  • Keep the person warm, quiet and comfortable.
  • Stay with the person until help arrives.