What services are available to students?
Loyola's Virtual Wellness Center is located in the Danna Center for students to speak virtually with a health care provider using the Ochsner Anywhere Care app. Access the Ochsner Anywhere app from your phone or laptop 24/7. Virtual visits are free using the Ochsner Anywhere Care App and the Loyola coupon codes LUSTUDENT, LUFACULTY, or LUSTAFF.
Is COVID testing available at Student Health Services?
Testing is available at Student Health Services for Loyola students who are symptomatic or have a confirmed exposure to COVID-19. Call SHS at 504.865.3326 to schedule an appointment for COVID testing. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m to 4:45 p.m., closed for university holidays.
- Students are given a full medical assessment in their appointment, including but not limited to, rapid antigen COVID testing, as indicated.
- As the schedule permits, faculty and staff experiencing symptoms of COVID can receive rapid antigen COVID testing and recommendations for further assessment and care.
After Hours/Weekend Care:
- Ochsner COVID-19 Patient Hotline at 844.888.2772
- Local Urgent Care and other resources
Should I contact SHS if I experience COVID-19 symptoms?
Yes, students experiencing COVID symptoms should call SHS at 504.865.3326 for a telephone screening, available M–F from 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. SHS will determine whether COVID testing is indicated and schedule a time for the student to get tested at the clinic. For after-hours care, visit this page.
What if I test positive for COVID-19?
If a student tests positive for COVID-19, they should report their positive test to email@example.com. If they are on-campus, they should call the Res Life Coordinator immediately at 504.732-1602. If a student tests positive or receives the notification of exposure to coronavirus after hours or on weekends when Student Health is closed, LUPD will be on call to help connect the student if necessary. Call LUPD at 504.865.3434, available 4:45 p.m. – 8 p.m. during the week and 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. on weekends.