Emergency Medical Services

6 Butterfield Rd. Kingston, RI 02881

uriems@uriems.org – Phone: (401)-874-5255 Fax: (401)-874-4871

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General Information

The following sections provide some general information about our organization, what we do and how we do it.

WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY!

  • DO NOT MOVE THE PATIENT unless the area is not safe (fire, etc)
  • Dial 401-874-2121 from your cell phone or 4-2121 from a university phone
  • Tell the dispatcher your name, location and a telephone number you can be reached at. Be as precise as possible.
  • Describe to the best of your knowledge what happened & how.
  • Do not hang up until the dispatcher hangs up first.
  • Clear the area of people who are not relatives or witnesses.
  • Have someone await the arrival of the ambulance at the entrance to guide the ambulance crew in.
  • Ensure that all access paths are clear for the ambulance crew.

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