Overview

Because the remainder of the 2020 Spring semester and all 2020 Summer term classes will be delivered through online learning methods due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Services has transitioned to a virtual environment until the foreseeable future.

Please check the university’s main webpage frequently for updated information about COVID-19, and review the information provided below.

Nurse and doctor visits are not available until further notice, however nurses are available for phone consultation for the remainder of the spring semester Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm by calling The Center for Health & Counseling Services at (815) 836-5455.

Locations of healthcare facilities in the Romeoville area can be found here.

In the case of a life-threatening emergency dial 911. EMS will be activated.

Testing for COVID-19 is not available in the campus health center. 

Symptoms of COVID-19 (coronavirus) can be found here. If you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19, CALL your primary care doctor. If you are not established with a primary care provider, CALL your local public health department.

When to Seek Medical Attention
If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning. Source: CDC COVID-19 April 2020

In the case of an emergency, dial 911.

In all cases, follow the guidance of your healthcare provider and local health department. 

Will County Health Department COVID-19 Hotline:
815-740-8977 available Monday through Friday 8am-4pm

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH):
For general questions about COVID-19 and Illinois’ response and guidance, call 1-800-889-3931 or email DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV.

A directory of county public health departments can be found here: https://www.naccho.org/membership/lhd-directory

Immunization records: Until further notice, immunization records will be accepted through e-mail only. Records will be reviewed by a nurse and students will be notified at their Lewis University e-mail address if further action is required to meet the immunization requirements. Students should continue to check their Lewis University e-mail regularly.

Please e-mail any questions to HealthServices@LewisU.edu. Be sure to include your student ID number when emailing or leaving a voicemail message.

The following links will provide up-to-date information about COVID-19:

Steps to prevent illness: