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Health Resources

COVID-19 and Monkeypox Information

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For information and direction regarding COVID-19, Monkeypox, and other information, please check the applicable sections below. 

COVID-19 Information

If you test positive for COVID-19: do not go to class, immediately isolate from others, wear a mask is around others, and e-mail the COVID Coordinator. Please follow the directions in the automated reply.

If you are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19: do not go to class, stay home, e-mail the COVID Coordinator and arrange to be tested for COVID-19 ASAP.

 

 

  • Wear a mask as soon as you find out you were exposed- continue masking around others for 10 full days.
  • Watch for symptoms- if you develop symptoms- Isolate, get tested, stay home until yo know the result.

1. If you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, please answer the following questions:

Have you tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 30 days or less?

If you answered “yes”, and:

  • are feeling sick, please stay home, do not attend class and call your medical provider on campus or at home to arrange for rapid antigen testing. Please continue to mask and make healthy choices until you are tested.
  • have NO symptoms, COVID testing is not recommended.
  • you develop symptoms after exposure, stay home and arrange to be tested for COVID-19 ASAP.

2. Have you have tested positive for COVID-19 during the past 31-90 days?

If you answered “yes” and:

  • are feeling sick, please stay home, do not attend class and call your medical provider on campus or at home to arrange for rapid antigen testing. Please continue to mask and make healthy choices until you are tested.
  • have NO symptoms, testing is recommended on day 6 after the date of the exposure.
  • you develop symptoms after exposure, stay home and arrange to be tested for COVID-19 ASAP.

Please e-mail the COVID Coordinator if you have any further questions.

f symptoms worsen, call 911 and reach out to your healthcare provider

If you are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19:

  1. Do not go to class, stay home
  2. e-mail the COVID Coordinator at covidcoordinator@lockhaven.edu
  3. You will receive an automated reply email containing information where to go for testing.

Where should I go if I am sick and need a COVID-19 test?

Students who test positive with an at-home test kit may report their positive result by completing  this online form:

Student COIVD-19 reporting form

Online form  to report Covid-19or by the QR code below:

CCOVID Reporting QR-Code

During normal business hours M-F:

Student Health Center
Kehr Union Building
COVID-19 testing Walk-in hours M-F as listed on webpage
www.bloomu.edu/health
570-389-4451

Additional testing options:

If you are sick please test at the following locations:

Glennon Student Health Services
COVID-19 PCR testing for symptomatic students (insurance card or payment required, results in approx. 48 hours)
By appointment only 570-484-2276
Mondays-Thursdays: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

PA Department of Health Community WALK-IN Testing Site  (available through September 9, 2022)
LHU PUB 1st Level, main entrance 650 Railroad Street
COVID-19 PCR, rapid Point of Care (POC) testing OPEN TO ALL
Free rapid test kits: one per person
No appointment or insurance card necessary, results in 48-72 hours; call 844-522-5952 for results
Tuesdays-Fridays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mill Hall Pharmacy
260 Main Street 
Mill Hall PA 17751
570-726-3213 (call ahead to confirm availability)
3.4 miles from campus

  • Free At-home tests are available for any student upon request at the following locations:

During normal business hours:

Student Recreation Center
Railroad Street
570-484-2982

Student Health Services
Glennon Building
570-484-2276
studenthealthservices@lockhaven.edu

After hours from 8pm to 8am and weekends:

Lock Haven University Campus Police and Public Safety
Glennon Building
570-484-2278
Upon arrival, students must either call the police prior to entering the facility or mask prior to entering the facility.

 

 

Drive Thru testing is available at RiteAid 24 East Ave. Wellsboro, Pa 16901
Riteaid.com for more info and scheduling

Guthrie Health 100 Plaza Lane, Wellsboro, PA 16901
https://www.guthrie.org/locations/wellsboro-walk-care

Free At-home tests are available for any student upon request at the following locations:

During normal business hours:

Mansfield University Campus Health Clinic
570-662-4350

North Hall Library Service Desk
Swan Street
570-662-4670

After hours from 8pm to 8am and weekends:

Mansfield University Campus Police
104 Doane Center
570-662-4900
Upon arrival, students must either call the police prior to entering the facility or mask prior to entering the facility.

  • All students, whether living off or on campus, are encouraged to isolate at home.
  • On-campus isolation space will not be provided for students living in on-campus or off-campus housing. 
  • Non-residential students should isolate at home or in their apartment or house, ideally in a space where they can avoid contact with others in their household. 

CDC Isolation  Policy

Monkeypox

Commonwealth University, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) and other local health care facilities, will monitor the threat of monkeypox disease in order to help contain and/or prevent the spread of disease on campus. 

IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING SYMPTOMS CONSISTENT WITH MONKEY POX please contact your campus health center immediately (during normal business hours). If after hours or on weekends, please isolate and contact your home primary care provider, seek care at the closest Urgent Care Clinic or if needed, the ER.

PA Department of Health Monkeypox Factsheet

CDC 2022 Monkeypox Outbreak

CDC Monkeypox FAQ

 

Campus Health Centers

Bloomsburg University
Student Health Center
570-389-4451

Lock Haven University
Glennon Student Health Services
570-484-2276
studenthealthservices@lockhaven.edu

Mansfield University
Campus Health Clinic
570-662-4350

 

Masking

  • The University strongly recommends face masks be worn indoors on campuses in counties designated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to have high COVID-19 Community Levels. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/science/community-levels.html
  • Even on campuses in counties with low or medium COVID-19 Community Levels, the University encourages anyone who wishes to wear mask indoors on these campuses to continue to do so. 

Face masks will continue to be required in the following locations:

  • At Bloomsburg masking is required at all times in the Student Health Center and in the Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic.
  • At Lock Haven masking is required at all times in the Glennon Health Center.
  • At Mansfield masking is required at all times in the Student Health Clinic.

At Commonwealth Campuses, surgical masks are available upon request at the following locations:

  • At Bloomsburg: The service desks located at the Student Recreation Center, Andruss Library, and the Student Health Center. KN-95 masks and/or face shields are available at the Health Center upon request.
  • At Lock Haven: The service desks located at the Student Recreation Center, Stevenson Library, and Ulmer Hall. KN-95 masks and/or face shields are available at the Glennon Health Center upon request.
  • At Mansfield: Front service desk at North Hall Library. KN-95 masks and/or face shields are available upon request.

 

If you suspect you have Monkeypox or have been diagnosed with Monkeypox:

  • Wear a facemask

You should wear a facemask  (over your nose and mouth) when you are around other people or animals in your home (e.g., sharing a room or vehicle) or pets, and before you enter a health care provider’s office. 

Employees

Employees who are symptomatic or test positive for COVID-19 should isolate at home, notify their immediate supervisor for further work directions and contact their personal medical provider for further medical direction. If serious medical concerns or life-threatening symptoms are present, they should dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency department for prompt medical evaluation.

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