The Health Service
will remain open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; but, for the health and safety of
patients and those treating you, we are no longer taking walk-in visits.
This change in business practices
follows national and state guidelines in light of the threat of COVID-19
(coronavirus) and continued efforts to minimize the risk of transmission of the
virus for all students using the Health Service.
Anyone requiring medical care or anyone
with questions should call and schedule an appointment before going to the
Health Service. Persons should call
724-357-2550 and ask to talk with a nurse.
Licensed staff will be screening
everyone upon entering the building. If you have a scheduled appointment and
begin to experience symptoms of coronavirus, please call 724-357-2550 prior to
coming to your appointment.
Steps to protect yourself and
others from coronavirus and infectious diseases include:
What to do if you are feeling
Currently, there is no specific
medication to treat coronavirus. If you have been exposed to the virus, or have
traveled to an area with outbreaks of coronavirus and you have symptoms, call
the Health Service, or call the Pennsylvania Department of Health at 1-877-724-3258.
If your symptoms are minor, you will be asked to self-quarantine and treat your
symptoms with over-the-counter medications like acetaminophen, decongestants,
or cough medication.
If you are experiencing more
severe symptoms, including difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, call
9-1-1 and go to the emergency room. Severe symptoms include:
The Health Service is here to
help assist the IUP community with any questions or concerns they have
regarding their health. Persons may call
724-357-2550 or email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please take every measure that
you can to stay healthy, and to protect yourself and others.