Coronavirus Information

Help Us Protect You:
COVID-19 Appointment Guidelines

Wear a mask if experiencing fever, chills, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, and/or cough. All other students are encouraged to wear a mask to their appointments. Do not bring family, including children, or friends to your appointment, only patients are allowed in waiting area. Wash your hands and use the hand sanitizer provided while in the facility for the best protection against viral spread. Any questions may be directed to the front desk.

The Student Health Center is open Monday – Friday 8 am-5 pm. Please call to schedule an appointment at 409-880-8466. Local medical facilities and testing sites are available for testing and treatment after hours.

COVID-19 Testing

Students

Students may receive COVID testing at the SHC by appointment Monday through Friday. Testing is also available off-campus. See our Local Health Resources page.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff may receive COVID testing at the PCP office or at any local facility providing testing. A list of some of these facilities is available on our Local Health Resources page.

 


COVID Vaccinations Available at the SHC

Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccinations are available at the SHC to students, faculty, and staff. Anyone whose first shots were not Moderna or Pfizer may receive a Pfizer booster. This includes international students.

Pfizer bivalent booster shots are now available regardless of what company manufactured your initial series. If you are interested in receiving a booster shot review the eligibility requirements on the CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters webpage to confirm that you qualify before making your request. 

Please complete the COVID vaccine request form and we will call you to schedule your appointment.

 

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CDC COVID-19 Guidance

Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms.

Symptoms may 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

 

Exposure or Symptomatic

Exposure:

  • Wear a mask for 10 days
  • Test on day 5
  • If symptoms develop isolate until tested
  • Positive test: isolate from other for 5 days including in the home
  • End isolation after day 5 if you have been fever-free (without taking medication) for 24 hours and symptoms are improving.
  • Negative test: end isolation but continue wearing mask until day 10

Symptomatic:

  • Follow above list starting at third bullet point

For more information about COVID-19 visit the Center for Disease Control COVID-19 website.

EMERGENCY

On campus: (409) 880-7777
or use emergency phones (poles with blue lights)

Off campus: 911

After Hour Care Resources

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CONTACT THE SHC

Phone: (409) 880-8466
Fax: (409) 880-7703
Email:  dept_healthcenter@lamar.edu

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