Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information
Any student with fever & cough or concerns about potential exposure to COVID-19 should call UHS at 412-268-2157 for consultation.
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At this time, UHS is offering telehealth services. All previously scheduled appointments (except for psychiatrist visits) are cancelled.
If you have a medical concern, call us at 412-268-2157, option 2, to discuss your needs. Please do not walk to the health center.
Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) Update
In accordance with guidance from The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and in an effort to encourage social distancing, the University is implementing several measures to support the health and well-being of our community. At this time, UHS is offering telehealth services. All previously scheduled appointments (except for psychiatrist visits) are cancelled. Any student with a medical concern should call us at 412-268-2157, option 2, to discuss their needs. Please do not walk to the health center.
Please know that we continue to monitor the rapidly evolving situation and are working with the Allegheny County Health Department to employ recommended protocols regarding prevention as well as responses to any student who reports symptoms. The CDC is sharing Coronavirus updates as information becomes available.
Anyone returning from a country on the CDC Level 3 list within the last 14 days should self-isolate. Any student with fever and cough who has traveled at all within the last 14 days should also call UHS at 412-268-2157 for consultation. Faculty and staff with symptoms should contact their primary care provider for guidance.
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Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) Prevention
The CDC recommends these preventive actions to reduce the spread of respiratory diseases, including COVID-19:
- Follow CDC travel advisories.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- 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 using household cleaning spray or wipes.
- Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a facemask:
- CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a facemask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
- Facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19, health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
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