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AFTER HOUR EMERGENCIES

IN THE EVENT OF A MEDICAL EMERGENCY THAT OCCURS WHEN THE HEALTH CENTER IS CLOSED (WEEKDAYS AFTER 4PM OR ON WEEKENDS), CALL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 610-399-2405 FOR ASSISTANCE.

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO REACH PUBLIC SAFETY, DIAL 911 (OR, 9+911 FROM ANY CHEYNEY UNIVERSITY OFFICE OR CAMPUS PHONE).

For after hours MEDICAL ADVICE ONLY (after 4:00pm until 8:00am – Monday to Friday and weekends), please contact the Health Center at 610-399-2260. You will be immediately connected to the FoneMed on-call nurse, who will answer questions and provide you with medical advice.

The Health Center has the ability to provide urgent care and evaluation for referral. In the event the Health Center is closed, the Office of Public Safely should be called at 610-399-2405. The officers in Public Safety are trained in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and first aid to assist students. Students may report directly to the Office of Public Safety if they need transportation to the emergency room.

Emergency services are available by local ambulance transport to the hospital. Arrangements for ambulance service should be made through the Office of Public Safety at 610-399-2405.  

It is the responsibility of the student to arrange for transportation and payment to private physicians. Any expense incurred by the student is the responsibility of the individual student or parent.