Zero Tolerance for Aggressive Behavior

Ensuring a Healing Environment to Care for Our Patients, Their Loved Ones and Each Other

There is zero tolerance for all forms of aggression. Incidents may result in removal from Duke Health facilities and prosecution.

Examples of Aggressive Behavior

  • Verbal harassment, threats or abusive language
  • Gestures
  • Racist or derogatory comments directed at others
  • Sexual language directed at others
  • Failure to respond to staff instructions. This includes failure to comply with screening or to appropriately wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Physical assault

If at any time you have any security concerns, please contact Duke Police at 919-684-2444.

Thank you for helping us maintain a safe environment.