Aggressive Behavior Is Not Tolerated at Duke Health Facilities

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

Aggressive behavior is not tolerated at any Duke facilities. 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

Contact Information

If at any time you have any security concerns, please contact:

Duke University Hospital: 919-684-2444

Duke Regional Hospital: 919-470-4262

Duke Raleigh Hospital: 919-954-3911

Thank you for helping us maintain a safe environment.