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Needlesticks

In the event of a needletick, 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:

Memorial Medical Center
Jodi Lutz-Sanchez, Employee Health
Monday – Friday, 8:00 to 4:30 at 217-788-3446
After hours or weekend, contact house service at 217-788-3184
 
St. John’s Hospital
Kim Kunz/Carla Blakley, Occupational Health
Monday – Friday, 7:00 to 3:30 at 217-814-8235
After hours or weekend, contact house supervisor at 217-544-6464, ext. 51555
 
SIU Clinics
SIU Employee Health Nurse
Monday – Friday, 8:00 to 4:30 at 217-492-2446.
After normal business hours, call 217-545-8000 and have operator page the ID doctor on call.