Due to the measures being taken in response to COVID-19, Health Center staff are available by phone. Please dial (610) 526-7360 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday to speak with a Health Center staff member. Students are strongly encouraged to call the Health Center during our hours of operation to obtain support with their health care needs.
In-person visits and appointments are suspended until further notice.
For emergencies, contact Campus Safety (610) 526-7911.
During the hours that the Health Center is closed, please access resources listed on our webpage for care. Students can also access their United Healthcare telemedicine and telemental health counseling through your First Student United Healthcare portal. If you are on campus and are in need of care, please click this link.
*The above hours of operation are subject to change and will be reassessed on a daily basis.
Prevention: There is currently no vaccine to prevent 2019-nCoV infection. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. As a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Do not share food, eating utensils, drinks, cups and vapes/JUULs, etc.
There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for 2019-nCoV infection. For further information refer to https://www.cdc.gov/.