If you are guiding a Pitt faculty or staff member, or student, follow these guidelines for responding to symptomatic individuals.

Supervisors, deans or department chairs with faculty or staff who report symptoms should reach out to Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) who will lead them through next steps and provide information and resources to address concerns the department or team might have while protecting employee privacy.


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection have reported mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms including:

  • fever or chills
  • cough
  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • fatigue
  • muscle or body aches
  • headache
  • new loss of taste or smell
  • sore throat
  • congestion or runny nose
  • nausea or vomiting, and
  • diarrhea

Anyone who is experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 or who thinks they have been exposed to the virus via travel or contact with others should call their health care provider to talk with a medical professional as soon as possible.      

Students should call Student Health Service on their campus:

Bradford: 814-362-5272

Greensburg: 724-836-9947

Johnstown: 814-269-7110 

Pittsburgh: 412-383-1800

Titusville: 814-362-5272

Faculty and staff should call MyHealth@Work at 412-647-4949.