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Coronavirus
(COVID-19)

Information Center

COVID-19 Contacts

Last Updated: Jan. 13, 2022 at 3:03 pm

For Students

Please contact the Health and Wellness Center (HWC) at 610-758-3870 or through a secure message on the Patient Portal 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

Experiencing COVID-Like Symptoms

  • Call the Health and Wellness Center at 610-758-3870 or send a secure message via the Patient Portal, 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 Patient Portal.
  • Via HWC or Vault 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 

  • For questions about your medical condition, call the Health and Wellness Center at 610-758-3870 or through a secure message on the Patient Portal. 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)

  • Anyone (students, faculty and staff) who was notified or believes they are a close contact may sign up for close contact testing here, even if they are not symptomatic. You must schedule an appointment through the link.  

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

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    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.

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    For Staff/Faculty

    Experiencing COVID-Like Symptoms

    • Immediately notify your supervisor, department chair or PI, go home and self-isolate.
    • Contact Christine Wolfe, RN, the university’s Employee Health Nurse Case Manager from Lehigh Valley Health Network at 610-861-8080 ext. 23504 or Christine.Wolfe@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

    • Anyone (students, faculty and staff) who was notified or believes they are a close contact may sign up for close contact testing here, even if they are not symptomatic. You must schedule an appointment through the link.  

    Positive COVID Test

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