Students who feel ill should stay in their room and call the Wellness center (330-263-2319), who will assess their symptoms and offer support, testing and/or treatment as appropriate.

Employees who feel ill should stay home and contact their health care provider and supervisor or human resources.

If an individual traveling for College business develops symptoms while traveling, they should contact their medical provider and also their supervisor. The College will support the individual’s personal and public health needs, such as testing, staying extra nights in a hotel, rescheduling of flights, etc.

If you have any symptoms of COVID that cannot be explained by another current illness or condition, please stay home.

Symptoms of COVID are:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention guideline, even if you are fully vaccinated you should get tested and stay home and away from others if you have symptoms of COVID. If your test is positive, you must isolate (see below for further detail). If your test is negative, please stay home until you recover from your symptoms or have confirmation that the symptoms are caused by a non-transmissible condition.

For more information on how to obtain a COVID test in the Wooster area, please see our resource page.

Community Messages

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1-19-22 Campus Community Message

Dear Students, Families and Colleagues, Welcome back to the spring semester!  We are so glad to have students back on campus again.  I’m writing […]

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1-5-22: Campus Community Message

Dear Students, Colleagues, and Families: We hope you are well and had a joyful and restorative winter break. As we shared before break, we […]

COVID-19 Community Message graphic for The College of Wooster

12-22-21: Campus Community Message

Dear Students and Families, I hope you are well and enjoying the gifts of the holidays. We are writing today with an important update […]

COVID-19 Information

Phone: 330-263-2000