COVID-19: Moving Forward
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Coronavirus Quick-Reference Links
- Student Health: 717-531-5998
- University-provided resources and links
- Biosafety: 717-531-5573, 717-531-0003, ext. 289844 or BiosafetyOfficer@
- COM HR: askCOMHR@
All requests for media interviews should be made through the Office of Marketing and Communications.
Any Penn State Health/Penn State College of Medicine employee who is contacted by a member of the media should direct the media contact to the following numbers:
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Current status: College of Medicine
Employees and students are required to wear a level 1 mask in certain scenarios.
View full masking guidelines (includes information about masking while in patient care).
Student Policy for COVID-19 Reporting and Quarantine
Students experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should contact Student Health at 717-531-5998. Do not come to campus or to the Student Health office, as it could put others at risk. View full student COVID-19 guidelines.
Human Subjects Research
All studies that involve direct, face-to-face interaction with research participants are required to follow the University policies and may require review at the College and University level prior to proceeding. Review the updated guidelines.
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College of Medicine COVID-19 response
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Penn State College of Medicine faculty, staff and students contributed to research on new treatments and public health trends, while supporting Penn State Health's COVID-19 response. Today, research efforts focus on the long term health impacts of the pandemic on society.