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

First steps

Students should contact Wilkes Health and Wellness Services at 570-408-4730 if they are ill or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or may have been exposed. Health and Wellness Services will assess your health situation and determine if testing is necessary.

  • If testing is determined to be necessary, students can be tested at Health and Wellness Services office.
  • Students who choose to be tested off-campus through a clinic or their family physician must immediately report to the Health and Wellness Services office that they are being tested.
  • 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, students, faculty and staff can report this information to Public Safety by calling ext. 4377 (570-408-4377). Public Safety will notify the appropriate on-call 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 guidance and information.

Colonels Combat COVID Guidebook