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FOR IMMEDIATE EMERGENCIES
CALL 9-1-1
from any phone

If there is a University-wide emergency, see the alert at the top of this page for more information.

Campus Safety and Emergency Resources

UW Alert Sign up for UW Emergency Alerts
via text message (SMS)

Twitter - SPH_EmergencyFollow SPH Emergency on Twitter
for SPH-specific emergency updates


How to Prepare for an Emergency

For All — personal preparedness

What will you do in the next earthquake or to prepare your family for emergency situations? Take  a few minutes to check out these resources:

Students

If you do not currently have data backed up offsite consult the Options for backing up your data page.

Before travelling on university-related business or study abroad programs, learn about International Emergency Assistance.

Teaching Faculty and TAs

Create a website for your course(s) to ensure that teaching can continue even if an emergency prevents face-to-face instruction from happening. Check with your department IT staff about instruction platform options.

UW IT Technology Teaching Resources:

Before travelling on university-related business, learn about International Emergency Assistance.

Researchers

If lab-based: Complete research continuity lab checklist and share with laboratory personnel. Post latest versions physically in the lab, as well as on a shared drive and online in an accessible place.
Lab Template (word)

Adapt and post Just in Time Training sheets at workstations to ensure the lab is prepared no matter what staff member is present at the time.
Just in Time Training template (word)

For all: If you do not currently have data backed up offsite consult the Options for backing up your data page

Before travelling on university-related business or study abroad programs, learn about International Emergency Assistance.

Administrative Staff

For essential roles, complete a Job Action Sheet and post at each worksite.
Job Action Sheet template (word doc)

Before travelling on university-related business, learn about International Emergency Assistance.

Department Chairs and Program Directors

The University of Washington Emergency Management team has adopted the use of the “Husky Ready” tool to help units within the university to develop their preparedness plans as part of their Business, Academic and Research Continuity (BARC) program. Learn more about BARC

Create a preparedness plan for your unit using Husky Ready

Departmental emergency plans and phone trees are available on the SPH Intranet (UW NetID protected).

Before travelling on university-related business, learn about International Emergency Assistance.

For more tips, information, preparedness resources, continuity plans, and training see UW Emergency Management.

FOR IMMEDIATE EMERGENCIES
CALL 9-1-1
from any phone

Live Updates:



For Health Sciences Building problems like flooding call Facility Services: 543-3010

UW Seattle Campus Police
(Non-Emergency)
206-685-8973
TTY: 206-543-3323

City of Seattle Fire Department (Non-Emergency)
206-386-1400

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