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Health Alerts Important Health Alerts and Advisories

If you or a family member has had a potential exposure as outlined by the CDC, please call (202) 885-3565 or email 

Please call us ahead of time rather than coming directly in to the Student Health Center or making an appointment online. Calling ahead helps us to direct you to the most appropriate care, and expedites any potential testing or treatment. 

Messages will be checked between 8am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. When you leave or send a message, please include the following info:

(Name, AUID, Where are you living (on-campus or off-campus address), Symptoms you are having, and best call-back number)

If you are experiencing shortness of breath or other breathing difficulties, please call 911 if living off campus or call 3636 if living on campus to arrange for an ambulance or proceed to the nearest emergency room.

If you are having symptoms after hours and would like to speak with an advice nurse, please call 833-381-8545.
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