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College Catalog

Emergencies

Emergency notification procedures. Emergency phone calls will be taken only when the emergency is of a health- or accident-related nature.

Emergency health procedures. In case of an illness or accident requiring a student to be taken to a hospital emergency room, the following procedures will be followed:

  1. Faculty or staff in the immediate area call (865) 694-6649 (Safety and Security) to request that an officer be dispatched to the specific location of the patient.
  2. The security officer takes charge of the emergency situation while an ambulance is on the way. If the situation requires, Safety and Security personnel will notify Student Affairs personnel. In the absence of Safety and Security personnel at the Division Street Campus, Blount County Campus or Magnolia Avenue Campus, the assistant dean will take charge.

Note: Pellissippi State is not responsible for the corresponding charges in the event that an ambulance must be called.

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