What to do if you feel ill or were exposed to COVID-19

If you are experiencing symptoms or had a known exposure to COVID-19, follow the latest testing and isolation protocols from the CDC.

Students: 

  • If you are sick or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, stay home and do not attend work or class. If you are at work or in class when symptoms begin, you should go home immediately.  
  • Inform your instructor of your absence and contact PUSH at 765-494-1700 if you are symptomatic and need to schedule a test. 
  • Information regarding isolation resources can be found here.
  • If you test positive using an at-home COVID-19 test, you should: Execute your personal isolation plan, stay away from others as much as possible, and if you must be around other people, wear a face mask.  You can calculate your isolation period using the CDC calculator.  For assistance with absence notifications or isolation, contact PPHC at pphc@121.health.
  • The Protect Purdue Health Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9-11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Faculty and staff: 

  • If you are sick or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, stay home. If you are at work when symptoms begin, you should go home immediately.  
  • If you are symptomatic and need to schedule a test, you can do so through the Center for Healthy Living.  
  • Faculty and staff seeking support for COVID-19 will need to work with their primary care provider or the CHL. 
  • You can calculate your isolation period and determine when you can return to work using the CDC calculator.