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EVMS is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the campus and community.

The following webpage contains COVID-19 guidance developed for students, faculty, staff, residents and fellows at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). This guidance was periodically reviewed and updated between March 2020 and June 2024.

Last Updated: 12-20-2022

Feeling ill or been exposed?

Feeling ill with symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Been exposed to someone who is COVID-19 positive? Take the EVMS/EVMS Medical Group Exposure Survey to learn your next steps.

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Tested positive for COVID?

Have you tested positive for COVID-19? Take the EVMS/EVMS Medical Group COVID-19 positive result reporting survey to learn your next steps.

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Masking and Social Distancing

Masking is optional in all on-campus buildings and in all healthcare settings.

A female medical professional administered a COVID-19 vaccination to a person with long white hair


Staying up to date on your vaccine continues to be the best way to protect yourself from a serious illness from COVID-19.

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What Should I Do?

What you should do if you are an EVMS student, faculty, staff member or resident/fellow who has symptoms of COVID-19 or think you may have been exposed.

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Bringing visitors to campus

Each department must ensure anyone invited to campus has a legitimate business purpose to be in EVMS facilities, is aware of required EVMS safety protocols and is not exhibiting signs of illness.