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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Resources for faculty, staff and students

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Quick Reference

Media requests

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.