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Coronavirus
(COVID-19)

Information Center

COVID-19 Contacts

Last Updated: Oct. 29, 2020 at 10:51 am

For Students

Please contact the Health and Wellness Center (HWC) at 610-758-3870 if you have specific medical concerns or symptoms. 

For a list of COVID-19 symptoms and guidance about when to seek emergency care, visit this CDC site

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are identified as a close contact, you will receive a secure message from the Health and Wellness Center with instructions. Please refer to this email for questions about how long you are required to isolate or quarantine.

Experiencing COVID-Like Symptoms

  • Call the Health and Wellness Center at 610-758-3870, or call the Lehigh Valley Health Network 24/7 nurse triage line at 1-888-402-LVHN. 
  • If you are experiencing a medical emergency and need to visit the hospital or emergency department, you should call 911.

Positive COVID Test

  • All positive student tests should be reported to the Health and Wellness Center through the HWC portal.
  • Via HWC or surveillance test: HWC will contact you directly. 
  • Via non-Lehigh test: Upload your positive PCR test result to the HWC portal and send a secure message to HWC via the portal. HWC will contact you. 

Isolation Housing (tested positive for COVID-19)

  • For questions about your medical condition, call the Health and Wellness Center at 610-758-3870. If you are experiencing a true medical emergency and need to visit the hospital or emergency department, you should call 911.
  • For questions about isolation housing, email inisohsg@lehigh.edu or call 610-758-3500.
  • For questions about food in isolation housing, email inisohsg@lehigh.edu or call 610-758-3500.

Quarantine for Possible Exposure (close contact of a positive case)

  • For questions about COVID testing via the Health and Wellness Center, call 610-758-3870.

Left Campus or Traveled and Am Planning to Return

Surveillance Testing (for asymptomatic students not in isolation or quarantine)

Mental Health

Code of Conduct

Academics

Student Life

Transportation

  • For on-campus students, transportation to a LVHN Express Care Center is available from 8:00 to 5:00 Saturday and Sunday) by calling 610-758-4295. 
  • To track a bus, visit bus.lehigh.edu.

Spiritual Support

Housing

Dining

  • For general dining questions, call (610) 758-4166
  • For questions about food in isolation housing, email inisohsg@lehigh.edu or call 610-758-3500.
  • For special dietary needs, please call Carrie Gerencher, on-campus registered dietitian, at 484-357-2258

Financial Aid

International Students

Graduate Students

For Staff/Faculty

Experiencing COVID-Like Symptoms

  • Immediately notify your supervisor, department chair or PI, go home and self-isolate.
  • Contact Terri Latvis, RN, the university’s Employee Health Nurse Case Manager from Lehigh Valley Health Network at 610-861-8080 ext. 21237 or Teresa.Latvis@lvhn.org
  • You may also contact your primary care physician first and follow their advice, including scheduling a COVID-19 test, if recommended. If you do so, you should still contact the LVHN Employee Health Nurse Case Manager.

Exposed to a Person Who Has COVID-19

  • Do not come to campus. Notify your supervisor, department chair or PI of your absence.
  • Contact Terri Latvis, RN, the university’s Employee Health Nurse Case Manager from Lehigh Valley Health Network at 610-861-8080 ext. 21237 or Teresa.Latvis@lvhn.org

Positive COVID Test

Surveillance Testing

Time Away from Work