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When you have a needlestick or other work related injury


  • Call the University Employee Clinic – 581-2227.  They will instruct you.

  • If Employee Clinic is closed, go to the Emergency Room for treatment.

  • Notify the Employee Clinic the following day.  They will provide all subsequent follow-up and treatment/testing.

  • Notify your supervisor.

  • Be sure to notify Employee Clinic OR Emergency Room that it is a work-related injury/exposure!


  • Follow the same procedure.

  • Go to Affiliated Hospital Emergency Room if University Employee Clinic is closed. Be SURE to advise it is a work-related injury.

  • Call the University Employee Clinic the following day.

  • Follow other steps as outlined.


The University of Utah has long been a center of excellence in the field of graduate medical education.

Annually, more than 780 residents and fellows acquire and develop knowledge through a variety of medical and surgical programs. The University of Utah’s unique geographical location and its service to a six-state area allow for diverse case mixes and high patient volume, giving residents and fellows the kind of extensive hands-on training they need to become excellent clinicians.

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