WLU monitors the COVID-19 situation carefully. This page provides links and info to help you as we deal with the unprecedented changes brought on by the pandemic. Like you, we want to keep campus safe!
As always, WLU advises students and faculty to avoid nonessential travel to areas, cities and countries with contagious disease outbreaks. Help us keep campus safe and report your travel below. Thank you!
Do you have symptoms of COVID-19? Please contact your medical professional. Our on-campus Student Health Services is available by phone and TeleHealth only at this time. Contact WVDHHR Hotline at 1.800.887.4304.
Known simply as CIRT, WLU’s Critical Incident Response Team meets monthly throughout the year to prepare and discuss campus response to all types of emergencies. Its purpose is to ensure a safe, prepared, responsive campus in moments of crisis. During the pandemic, CIRT meets weekly via Zoom meetings to stay on top the quickly changing national and statewide COVID-19 emergency and to meet this unprecedented challenge.
What do you know about the novel Coronavirus that is causing the global health emergency?
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Watch this short video to your left to find out more.