Protect Purdue Health Center
Report any COVID-19 related symptoms by calling the Protect Purdue Health Center
The Protect Purdue Health Center is the dedicated main point of contact for COVID-19 clinical care on the West Lafayette campus. Staffed by an expert team of medical doctors, nurse case managers and contact tracers, PPHC coordinates COVID-19 sampling, testing, quarantine, isolation and contact tracing for all students, faculty and staff to quickly and effectively respond to potential cases of or exposure to COVID-19.
All West Lafayette faculty, staff and students — as well as family members of faculty and staff directly affiliated with the West Lafayette campus — can utilize PPHC at no cost. We expect all faculty, staff and students to work with the PPHC to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 and to protect the health of the entire campus community.
When you call PPHC, a dedicated nurse case manager will speak with you and determine a course of care based on the approved medical protocols for Purdue University, including scheduling COVID-19 testing, helping arrange for self-quarantine or isolation, monitoring you regularly if you are ill, and coordinating with on-campus and community health care providers as needed.
It is critically important that all students, faculty and staff monitor for and report any COVID-19-related symptoms to the Protect Purdue Health Center 24/7 by calling 765-496-INFO (4636) or toll-free at 833-571-1043. You may also email PPHC at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to speak with a nurse about a non-urgent medical concern.
What to do if you are sick
Stay home and call the Protect Purdue Health Center for further instructions.
How to get tested
All West Lafayette faculty, staff and students can be tested for COVID-19 at no cost.
Surveillance Testing Plan
Our comprehensive and expanded surveillance testing plan for spring includes both targeted and random testing protocols for students and employees.
A team of 35 contact tracers are helping contain the spread of COVID-19 by identifying those who may be infected and those with whom they potentially have had contact.