COVID-19 Exposure/Symptoms/Diagnosis Procedures for Students in the Foundations Phase

Updated September 30, 2021

UWSOM students who, test positive for COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), have a known COVID-19 exposure or develop symptoms of COVID-19 should:

  1. Let the Foundations Dean know and leave the clinical environment
  2. Seek medical care if needed
  3. Call the blood borne pathogen number, (206) 906-8996, identify yourself as a UWSOM medical student and ask to speak with the campus health physician
  4. Follow the instructions from the campus health physician
  5. Let the Foundations Dean know of the work place exposure or symptoms and the recommendation of the campus health physician
  6. Let the clinical site director know of the work place exposure or symptoms and the recommendation of the campus health physician
  7. Follow any additional instructions given by regional campus
  8. Let Dr. Tolbert, Assistant Dean for Student Support, gtolbert@uw.edu, know about the situation and copy his assistant, adminsa@uw.edu
  9. Inform UW Environmental Health & Safety by sending an email with your contact information and a description of the situation to covidehc@uw.edu