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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you think you have COVID-19 or have been exposed: 

(The following is for notification purposes only. Information provided is confidential and may be subject to limited disclosures in accordance with state and federal medical privacy laws and applicable regulations.)

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Students and Employees: Call your healthcare provider (or Whitworth Health Center for eligible students) for guidance on next steps, then notify the Whitworth COVID Care Team by email: or through the LiveSafe app: "Report a COVID Concern."

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Preventive Measures

Recommendations from the CDC.

  • Stay home, separate yourself from others and get medical care if needed.
  • Cover your cough and sneezes.
  • Clean your hands often. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains 60-95 percent alcohol, covering all surfaces of your hands and rubbing them together until they feel dry. It is preferable for soap and water to be used if hands are visibly dirty. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid sharing household and other personal items with others.
  • Clean "high-touch" surfaces every day.
  • If you do feel ill, call your healthcare provider before going to the health office.
Washington State Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health has provided the following guidance to help people who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, are concerned that they were in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, or who have tested positive themselves:


The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 800.525.0127 and press # or go to

Please refer to the following resources for additional information on COVID-19: