Wilkes University

Faculty & Staff Information

What employees should do if they have symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to a confirmed case:

First steps

Faculty and staff who are exhibiting signs or symptoms of COVID-19, or have been exposed to the virus, should remain off campus and contact their primary care physician to determine if testing is necessary.

  • Employees should immediately call the Human Resource office at campus ext. 4644 and their dean or direct supervisor to report if they are being tested.
  • If employees have been exposed to the virus and asked to quarantine by the Department of Health, they should also notify Human Resources.
  • Supervisors or colleagues who are informed that an employee is being tested or has the virus should also immediately notify the Human Resource office at campus ext. 4644 (570-408-4644).
  • On evenings and weekends, students, faculty and staff can report this information to Public Safety by calling ext. 4377 (570-408-4377). Public Safety will notify the appropriate personnel.

Faculty or staff who are informed that a student is being tested should also notify the Health and Wellness Services office.On evenings and weekends, faculty and staff can report this information to Public Safety by calling ext. 4377 (570-408-4377). Public Safety will notify the appropriate personnel.

Read the "What To Do if You Are Sick" section of the Colonels Combat COVID guidebook for additional information on test results, quarantine and isolation procedures and contact tracing. This guidebook is continually updated with the latest health guidance and information.

Colonels Combat COVID Guidebook


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