Coronavirus Information

Posted On January 29, 2020
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The University Health Clinic staff are monitoring the rapidly evolving situation with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The health clinic staff are following the directives given by public health experts.

Below are some frequently asked questions regarding Student Health Clinic services and COVID-:

What are the symptoms of the COVID-19?
Patients with COVID-19 have had a mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

What can I do to protect myself?
For the general public, the simple daily precautions that everyone should always take are recommended:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow or use a tissue to cover it, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

What should I do if I think I have been exposed to or have been infected with COVID-19?
We recommend that anyone who has a fever, cough, or shortness of breath AND has travelled from China, Iran, Italy. Japan, or South Korea in the 14 days before the start of symptoms or has been in close contact with a person who is under investigation for COVID-19 while that person was ill, contact the Georgia State University Student Health Clinic or their primary care doctor. They will be provided guidance regarding next steps.

Where can I find more information about COVID-19?
The following links can provide reliable information about the virus:

As we learn more about this novel coronavirus, we will continue to update our guidance.

Atlanta Campus
141 Piedmont Ave, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(J. Wesley Dobbs side of Commons, across from J Deck)
Phone: 404-413-1930

Clarkston Campus
555 North Indian Creek Drive Building H, Room 1800
Clarkston, GA 30021
Phone: 678-891-4105

Dunwoody Campus
2101 Womack Rd Building NT, Room 1500
Dunwoody, GA 30338
Phone: 678-891-4105