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 OR EXPOSED TO COVID-19
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
Surveillance testing for the 2021-22 academic year centers on frequent testing of those choosing not be vaccinated against COVID-19.
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.