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Report COVID-19

Any student diagnosed with COVID-19, who gets tested off campus, or is instructed to isolate or quarantine should text 262-218-2379

or email COVID19report@carrollu.edu to report.

Free COVID-19 Testing on Campus, at the Waukesha Free Clinic, and at the Waukesha Expo Center

COVID Testing at Carroll University

Free COVID Testing at the Student Health Center

  • Symptomatic or asymptomatic close contacts/exposed students can test for free at the Student Health Center
  • Call 262.524.7233 to make an appointment
  • Testing available Monday – Thursday, 2– 5 p.m., Friday 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Waukesha Free Clinic at Carroll University

Free COVID-19 Testing

Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd, Waukesha

Free COVID-19 Testing Monday through Friday Dates and times

  • Tests will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Individuals will wait in line in their vehicles and follow instructions at the site.
  • Pre-registration is strongly encouraged at: https://register.covidconnect.wi.gov

COVID Testing in Waukesha County

COVID Testing at ProHealth Care Medical Group - Waukesha Urgent Care

Saturday and Sunday- bring your insurance information, they will bill your insurance. Insurance companies usually cover COVID testing if you have symptoms or were exposed. 

If you have symptoms, self isolate while you wait for test results

  • Do not go to in person class, work, or social gatherings while waiting for your test result.
  • If you are living in a traditional residence hall or sharing a room and experiencing COVID symptoms, contact your RA or Public Safety (262.524.7300). Students are required to notify covid19report@carrollu.edu of their results and if you need to be moved to an isolation space.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What are the symptoms of COVID-19? 

These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus:

  • 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

Watch for symptoms-We encourage students to do a self check for symptoms everyday before coming campus or going to class- there are multiple apps you can use:

CDC Self-Checker-A guide to help you make decisions on when to seek testing and appropriate medical care.

Apple/CDC COVID-19 Screening Tool 

COVID-19 Symptom Tracker App

What to Do if You Have COVID-19 Symptoms?
 
Students with any COVID-19 symptoms should stay home except to get medical care. Do not go to class, work, athletics, dining facilities, or participate in any other activities. Avoid using public transportation or ride sharing. If you feel worse or you think it is an emergency, seek medical care immediately.
  • Students with any of the COVID-19 symptoms above should call their primary provider or one of the numbers below to schedule an appointment for evaluation and COVID testing.
  • Students with symptoms will need to isolate until their test results are back- do not go to in person classes or activities.

Student Health Center- must call 262-524-7233 to schedule an appointment. The Student Health Center offers COVID-19 testing in the afternoon between 2pm-5pm Monday through Thursday and between 1:30-4:30pm on Friday. We test symptomatic students and asymptomatic close contacts/exposed students. 

ProHealth Care Medical Group - Waukesha Urgent Care* 
2130 Big Bend Road (Hwy 59 & 164), Waukesha, WI 53189
262-513-7555

Waukesha County National Guard Free Drive-Thru Testing Dates and Site * free COVID-19 testing Sept 1, Sept 8, Sept 14, Sept 15, Sept 21, Sept 22, Sept 28, and Sept 29, 11 am - 7 pm each day at the Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd, Waukesha.

*When going to off campus facilities for COVID testing, we encourage students to use their local Waukesha address rather than their permanent address on clinic/testing forms. This will allow notifications to go directly to Waukesha Public Health and help prevent delays in contact tracing efforts and mitigation of infection. 

When to Seek Emergency Medical Attention

Emergency Warning Signs* for COVID-19.

If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

In an emergency, call 911, Public Safety 262-524-7300, or call ahead to ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital Emergency Department 262-928-1000

During the COVID pandemic, due to risk of aerosolization of the COVID-19 virus, we are asking that students do not use nebulizers in residence halls

 

Resources:

COVID-19 Carroll Comeback

Local testing options

Wisconsin Statewide Community Testing Options - Scroll down to see your county

ProHealth Care Coronavirus Hotline: 262-928-4499 

Advocate Aurora COVID 19 Hotline: 866-443-2584

If you have questions or immediate needs related to COVID-19, you can:

Get Your Flu Vaccine

Flu Symptoms are similar to COVID symptoms, so it's important to get your flu vaccine to minimize the burden on health care facilities. 

Schedule an appointment online in the Medicat patient portal:https://carrollu.medicatconnect.com/ or call 262-524-7233

 

Close Contacts, Quarantine, and Isolation

 

 

 

Prevent COVID 19

Until a vaccine for COVID-19 becomes available, these are the best measures to protect yourself: 

  • Avoid close contact with others and practice physical distancing.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a mask or face covering when around others
  • Practice good hand hygiene.
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes, and mouth when in public
  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
  • Monitor your health daily and stay home when you are ill

Free STD Testing Available

 

Traveling Abroad?

 
The Health Center NPs can help you prepare to study abroad or head off on your next NCEP trip. We can sign the required Medical Health Statement form, review and administer vaccines recommended for travel, and CDC recommendations for your travel destination. We also can write prescriptions for anti-malaria medication, and recommend medication to treat traveler's diarrhea. There is a $20 charge for a travel consult, which is billed to your student account or can be paid using Carroll Cash. Vaccine prices vary, but the Health Center bills the cost of the vaccine plus a $10 administration fee (see Health Center Fees under handouts section on the right of this page). The Health Center staff will give you a receipt to submit to your insurance if covered through a private insurance plan. If you have the WPS student insurance plan offered through the University, travel vaccines and consults are 100% covered if administered by the Student Health Center.

Off Campus Travel Resources:

ProHealth Works International Travel Medicine Clinic

Seeger Medical Office Building

20611 Watertown Rd. Suite J

Waukesha, WI 53186

Phone: (262) 928-5900

They can bill insurance and they offer a discount for services not covered by insurance. For more information visit: http://www.prohealthcare.org/international-travel-medicine-clinic.aspx

 

Waukesha County Public Health

International Travel Clinic

514 Riverview Avenue

Waukesha, WI 53188

Call for an appointment

Phone: (262) 896-8430

For more information visit: https://www.waukeshacounty.gov/travel/

 

 Web Travel Resource:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a very comprehensive travel page with up to date travel information, notices, and recommendations specific for your destination.

Go to http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/ and enter in the country you are traveling to and you will learn about the recommended vaccines, medications, health and safety tips, and what to pack in order to stay healthy when traveling to your destination.

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