Life Safety

​​Auto​mated External Defibrillators

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  • An automated external defibrillator (or AED) is a lightweight, portable device that is used to treat sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).
  • SCA occurs when the heart malfunctions and stops beating unexpectedly. If not treated within minutes, SCA quickly leads to death. Anyone can help save a life by learning how to use an AED.

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First Aid Kits

  • A set of materials and tools used for giving emergency treatment to a sick or injured person
  • Should be used to treat minor injuries. If more serious injuries need to be treated, please call the College Police, 972-860-4290 or 911.

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Safer Rooms

  • Safer Zone — interior rooms away from windows have been designated Safer Zones.
  • Safer Zones are marked with a tornado symbol.

Campus Health Centers

  • Health Centers at Dallas College campuses are managed by registered nurses licensed by the Texas Board of Nursing and subject to the Texas Nursing Practice Act and American College Health Association guidelines. If medication and/or treatment are required, Dallas College Health Services may provide such treatment under orders from a contracted medical provider. Health services are offered collegewide and are available at various campuses.
  • View the Health Centers by campus