- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Click here for a complete list of COVID-19 Related Symptoms.
What do I do if I have COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive for COVID-19, or am concerned I may have been exposed to COVID-19?
Please fill out the COVID-19 Notification Form as soon as possible. Information provided on this form will be utilized to contact the person who is the subject of the report and provide appropriate guidance.
Where can I get tested?
Free testing for COVID-19 is available through UHS. There are a number of other healthcare locations in the area which also test for COVID-19 but may have additional charges. Additional free testing is available through the Hamilton County Health Department.
What kind of COVID-19 testing does UHS have available?
Certain types of testing are indicated based on a number of unique factors. The healthcare provider will talk with you about which testing is recommended for you based on your health and circumstances of your visit. There is rapid testing that is available as well as send-out PCR testing. All COVID-19 testing is performed using an anterior nares nasal swab specimen collection.
Who can get tested for COVID-19 at UHS?
COVID-19 testing is available for active UTC students as well as current UTC employees.
Is there a cost to COVID-19 testing at UHS?
COVID-19 tests run in the clinic will not be charged to students or employees at this time. Send out COVID-19 testing is billed through patients’ insurance at the commercial lab where the tests are run called Pathgroup. If a patient does not have insurance, currently there is no cost through Pathgroup for COVID-19 tests. If students have additional testing done (such as a strep test) at the time of the visit, charges may be incurred.
Employees who have symptoms or need additional services beyond COVID-19 testing may have additional costs for a provider visit or additional services utilized.