If you are on campus and experience a serious or life-threatening medical emergency, dial 911.
Penn State Behrend's Health and Wellness Center is responsible for ensuring that quality health and medical services are available at the Center during hours of operation and adequate services are accessible to students 24 hours a day through community resources.
In an emergency, call University Police and Public Safety at 814-898-6101 or call 911. Penn State Behrend police officers are trained first responders on campus and will assist with crisis or medical emergency needs.
If the Health and Wellness Center is closed and you need immediate medical attention, you can visit any of the care centers listed below.
- Penn State Behrend does not transport students to any medical facility.
- It is the responsibility of the student or student's family to arrange transportation if an ambulance is not required or refused.
Emergency departments are open 24/7.
Saint Vincent Hospital
232 West 25th Street, Erie, PA 16544
201 State Street, Erie, PA 16550
Millcreek Community Hospital - LECOM Health
5515 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509
Express/Urgent Care Centers
Express and urgent care centers offer extended hours but are not open 24/7. Check operating hours before visiting.
Express Care at Saint Vincent - West
4247 W Ridge Road, Erie, PA 16506
MedExpress Urgent Care
5039 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509
UPMC Urgent Care Erie - South
7200 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509
University Health Services (UHS) Nurse Advice Line
Automated External Defibrillators (AED)
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are located at the following campus locations:
- Health and Wellness Center (Carriage House)
- Burke Center (second floor by Clark Café)
- Junker Center (main level by the front desk and in the athletic training rooms)
- Logan House (first floor near restrooms)
- Library Receiving Area (second floor outside room 121, Kochel Center hallway)
- Nick Building (adjacent to main entrance)
- Reed Union Building (first floor along back wall between the bathrooms)
- Emergency vehicle (of the responding police officer)
In accordance with Penn State's SY22 policy for Automated External Defibrillators, any University department or administrative unit planning to purchase, use, or maintain an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) must submit a "Work Plan to Use an AED" to the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.
If you or your club/organization plan to sponsor a special event at a University venue, you must comply with Penn State's administrative policy regarding emergency services. Please review the ADG04 policy for Providing Emergency Medical Services at University Events.
For questions or additional information regarding emergency medical services, contact the Health and Wellness Center.