If you have a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room immediately.
Examples of life-threatening emergencies include:
- injuries to the head, back or neck
- severe eye injury
- not breathing or shortness of breath
- wheezing, facial swelling from allergic reaction
- near drowning
- unconscious, semi-conscious, or unusually confused
- uncontrolled bleeding, coughing or vomiting blood
- chest pain or pressure for more than 3-5 minutes
- poisoning or drug overdose
- first-time seizure or multiple seizures
- fracture with bone deformity or bone exposure
- severe abdominal pain
Remember, when in doubt, call 911. Use this service only if you are certain you can safely wait at home with no risk to your health.