The Illinois Department of Public Health has a regularly updated site with COVID-19 testing locations. If you are traveling for the holidays, this is a good resource for places you can get tested without having symptoms.
The Division of Student Development is excited for the #RamblersReturn to campus activities and services. The easiest way to stay in the loop, keep up with what is new, or to find out what events are happening on campus is to connect with our many social media sites.
This updated section includes important information for students and parents on Wellness Center medical services as they relate to COVID-19; including information on testing, isolation, and contact tracing.
The University has developed a Symptom Checker application to promote your own health & safety and to improve awareness of the symptoms of COVID-19. It is strongly recommended that you use the application on a daily basis. It is available for use via your browser and also within the Loyola mobile application.
Wellness Center Counselors are available for online counseling and to help connect you with needed care. In addition, Dr Andrea Boyd, Staff Counselor for Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Initiatives, is a Black-identified psychologist who also has availability for regularly scheduled counseling sessions and for drop-in hours. Click here to make an appointment.VISIT
The Wellness Center stands in solidarity with all who are angry, grieving, afraid, and concerned about our nation in the wake of the senseless murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery, along with numerous other racially motivated injustices. READ
The Wellness Center now has a YouTube channel! Watch as Ashlar explains how to go to the Wellness Center or Adrienne demonstrates how to cook healthy meals. New videos will be uploaded periodically. Watch, like, comment, and subscribe!
The Wellness Center's Health Promotion team compiled some engaging and fun resources for students to stay socially and culturally connected while being physically distant. Students can also access this page for information on Chicago area and national resources and hotlines that may be helpful during this crisis.
Mental Health Infographics
The Wellness Center's mental health staff put together some helpful infographics for students during COVID-19. Topics include: managing emotions, music regulation, and managing online learning.
Use materials from around the house to make an easy, no-sew cloth face mask! The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (i.e. grocery stores). These masks will NOT stop exposure to COVID-19 but may help prevent spreading it to someone else. Please continue to practice social distancing, proper hand washing, not touching your face, and routine cleaning of cloth masks/high contact surfaces in your home.
We know that racist "jokes" and off-handed comments can quickly become racist rants, and those racist rants can turn to violence. Now is the time to Speak Up and Step In to make it clear we're not OK with racist responses to this crisis. LEARN MORE
Loyola University Chicago is committed to ensuring the well-being and safety of our students, faculty, and staff. In response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) abroad and in the United States, Loyola has created a central hub for our community to access the latest news, education, and updates regarding the outbreak. The University continues to monitor this global health situation.
All full-time Loyola students must complete the two-step process to verify proof of immunity. Step 1: Enter your immunizations on LOCUS. Step 2: Submit your official immunization record to the Wellness Center via fax, mail, or in person.LEARN MORE