Coronavirus: What You Need to Know
Official updates from the University of Delaware regarding the current status of the COVID-19 virus and its impact on the University community
Need a test?
UD-SPONSORED SURVEILLANCE TESTING (Asymptomatic)
UD hosts surveillance testing events twice each week:
- Each Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Harker ISE Lab
- Each Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Clayton Hall
Individuals will randomly be selected to participate in testing. However, asymptomatic students and essential employees may pre-register for these events. Walk-ups will be permitted.
OTHER TESTING OPTIONS
- Newark 24/7 Urgent Care Center, 324 East Main St. Approximately 1 mile east of UD's main campus. See website for details on COVID-19 Testing, or call 302-738-4300. This option is available to those with and without symptoms.
- Faculty, staff and students may be eligible and request an at-home testing kit from the state of Delaware. This option is available to those with and without symptoms.
- The State of Delaware and New Castle County also sponsor events on UD's campus. These pop-up events are open to the UD community and the public. Information on these events, as well as other testing options in Delaware, is available at the State of Delaware Testing Events page. This option is available to those with and without symptoms. This option is available to those with and without symptoms.
- Student Health Services provides testing to symptomatic students in the Newark area. Students experiencing any COVID-19 symptom (such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, congestion, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea) should call SHS at 302-831-2226. A triage nurse will return your call and guide you through next steps. In many cases, nasal swab testing is available to symptomatic students directly through Student Health Services. This option is available to students with symptoms.
Protect the Flock
It's up to all of us to #ProtectTheFlock. Whether you're in Newark or at home this fall, be sure to follow all guidelines to keep your community healthy and safe. Wear a face covering, monitor your symptoms, and maintain physical distancing of at least six feet apart. We'll get through this together.
Protect the Flock: youtube.com/watch?v=7S_wkWvEStI