In the event of a needlestick, immediately wash the exposed site with soap and water. Then call employee health at the facility where the event took place. The employee health nurse will provide you with instructions on what you need to do next. Following is a list of contact information for Springfield based residents and fellows:

Springfield Memorial Hospital

Colleague Health Services: 217-788-3459
Monday-Friday, 7:00 to 5:00 at 217-788-3459
After hours or weekend, contact number above.

Safety Events/ Memorial SENSOR:
DMH Quality & Safety: Cassie Hawk 217-876-6498
SMH Patient Safety: Sue McCarty 217-588-5175


HSHS St. John’s Hospital

Kim Kunz, Occupational Health Nurse: 217-544-6464 ext: 48236
Monday-Friday, 7:00 to 3:30

After hours or weekend, contact house supervisor at
217-544-6464, ext. 51555


SIU Medicine

SIU Employee Health Nurse
Call 217-545-8970
Symplr/Halo "SIU Employee Health Nurse"