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Occupational Health Program

Needlestick or Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure

In the event of a needlestick or blood borne pathogen exposure, immediately report to the University Medical Center (UMC) Employee Health Clinic or UMC Emergency Room.  (For location and hours, please review the Needlestick/Body Fluid Exposure Program Matrix below).

Policy EP 7.3 Needlestick injuries/Exposures to Body Fluids, Care & Follow-up describes the system that has been established and maintained to assure timely and appropriate treatment, reporting and follow-up of needlesticks/exposures to blood or body fluids for TTUHSC-EP medical staff, residents, students, and employees.

This Needlestick/Body Fluid Exposure Program Matrix provides guidance on location, phone numbers, scope of service, and access to care directions.