Guidance for Students

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. High-quality, well-fitted masks, self-administered rapid COVID-19 tests, and “masks required” door hangs are available to anyone who needs them.

If your test is positive, you must isolate. If your test is negative, please stay in your room until you recover from your symptoms or have confirmation that the symptoms are caused by a non-transmissible condition.

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

Symptoms of COVID include:

  • 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

Guidance for Employees

Employees who feel ill should stay home and contact their health care provider and supervisor or human resources. If you have tested positive, please send an email to communityhealth@wooster.edu and please review this information from the CDC.

If you are traveling for College business and develop symptoms while traveling, you should contact your medical provider and also your supervisor. The College will support your 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 include:

  • 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

Follow these steps if you believe you were exposed to COVID-19.

Testing and Masking Resources

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.

Students, staff, and faculty who are experiencing symptoms or would like to monitor their health will be able to pick up masks or a self-administered rapid test at the following campus locations:

  • Service Center
  • Lowry Center Information Desk
  • Andrews Library Circulation Desk
  • Wellness Center Door A and Door D
  • Ruth Williams Hall Stockroom

Community Messages

Text graphic: Community Health Message, January 6, 2023. Wooster.edu

01-06-23: Community Health Message

Dear Campus Community,  Thank you for the care each of you showed for the Fighting Scots community during first semester. We were able to […]

COVID-19 Community Message, Sept 27, 2022

09-27-22: Campus Community Message

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff, Wayne County’s COVID-19 Community Level is LOW. Our current campus positivity rate is 0.0%. The weekly rolling average positivity rate […]

Covid-19 Community Message, Sept 20 2022

09-20-22: Campus Community Message

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff, We write today with an update to campus and community health conditions and campus safety protocols. On Monday, September […]

COVID-19 Information

Phone: 330-263-2000
communityhealth@wooster.edu