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COVID-19 and EMU

If you are symptomatic for COVID or have been exposed to someone diagnosed or symptomatic with COVID, call EMU's COVID-19 hotline (540) 421-3406 or email hotline is staffed from 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.  If your call is not answered because staff are busy, please leave your name, phone number, and a brief message and we will return your call. This is not an emergency line. If you have an emergency, please call 911 or campus security. 

COVID-19 Monitoring

Notifications about new positive COVID-19 cases are available at the link above. You may also opt-in to receive an email when new cases are identified. To be added to that email list, email: 


Dashboard is updated each day by 1:00 p.m. with data as of the previous day.

Data includes EMU students and employees. Note that some students, faculty and staff are working remotely and may not have had contact within the EMU community. To protect individuals’ private health information, EMU will not identify or provide identifying information about students, faculty or staff diagnosed with COVID-19.  

Dashboard Definitions

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Our FAQ page includes answers to your commonly asked questions about health and safety, residence life, athletics and more. There are also sections related to our Lancaster site and the Washington Community Scholars' Center.

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Important Info

Daily Symptom Tracker- EMU faculty, staff and students must complete the symptom tracker survey daily.

EMU communication 

Below is a log of all emails sent to the larger EMU community regarding COVID-19. 


EMU's Crisis Management Preparedness Team

The Crisis Management Preparedness Team includes members from across campus; it leads major decision-making on issues related to campus operations. The team works in collaboration with the President, the President’s Cabinet, and the Provost’s Office.

The team meets regularly to process updates and recommendations from local authorities, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH). 

Public information about the virus 

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