What to Do First

Seek Medical Attention for Your Injuries

  • For severe physical injuries, please call 911 for an ambulance or go directly to the Emergency Department
  • DO NOT change your clothes or shoes (if possible, bring extra clothes and shoes with you, including underwear)
  • DO NOT shower, wash your body, or wash your hair
  • DO NOT wash out your mouth, brush your teeth, or have anything to drink
  • Bring a support person if possible