What should I do if I test positive for COVID-19?

  • If you test positive for COVID-19, please let us know by emailing Someone from the Dean of Students Office will reach out to you.
  • Under current CDC guidelines, you can return to your normal activities when your overall symptoms have improved, and you have not had a fever within the past 24 hours (and are not using fever-reducing medication).
  • When you return to your normal activities, take added precautions over the next 5 days, such as wearing a mask if you are around other people indoors.
  • If you develop a fever or start to feel worse after returning to normal activities, stay home and away from others again for at least 24 hours.
  • Additional details can be found on the CDC website

How can I be tested for COVID-19?

  • The OWU Student Health Center can provide lab-tested PCR tests for students who are symptomatic. Results are generally available the following day. The Student Health Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and is located in Stuyvesant Hall. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 740-368-3160. PCR tests are also generally available at local Urgent Care locations.

  • Students may also choose to use an over-the-counter rapid COVID antigen test. Test kits are available for purchase at local pharmacies, and a limited supply is available through the Dean of Students office. Please be advised that antigen tests may not show an actual infection until several days after contracting the virus.

Where can I get the COVID-19 vaccine or booster?

  • Students can schedule an appointment at the Student Health Center by calling 740-368-3160.

  • Vaccines and boosters are also available by appointment through the Delaware Public Health District. Call 740-368-1700 or schedule an appointment online at

Who can I contact with questions or concerns about COVID-19?

Please email us at You'll receive a response within the same day, and typically within a few hours.

Contact Info


Student Health Center
Stuyvesant Hall
223 W. William St.
Delaware, OH 43015

(Enter by the parking lot, into the courtyard, past the fountain; we're to the left.)
P 740-368-3160
F 740-368-3166


Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.