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Loyola Public Health Portal

Please use the following instructions to log into the Public Health Portal. If you're experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or need to report a positive test result, please view this page and email covid@loyno.edu immediately.  

How to Access the Public Health Portal

Go to the Public Health Portal or access the portal from the "Quick Links" page through your Single Sign On (SSO) by clicking on the "Medicat Public Health Portal" button. You'll be asked to log in using the following credentials: 

  • Your username is your full Loyola email address. For example: xxxxxxxx@my.loyno.edu  
  • Your password is your Microsoft password. If you have changed your Microsoft password, use what you changed it to. If you have not yet changed your Microsoft password, the default password is the first two letters of your first name, followed by the last 4 digits of your social security number, then an uppercase LU. For example: abXXXXLU 

If you cannot sign in, go to office.com to reset your Microsoft password. If you need assistance, please email support@loyno.edu using your loyno email address or call the Help Desk at 504.865.2255.


How to Upload Test Results Following Hurricane Ida Evacuation

Uploading test results on the portal:

  • Log into Loyola’s Public Health Portal 

  • Click the “Upload” tab in the navigation 
  • Scroll down to the section that says “Documents available to be uploaded:”
  • Choose the document you are uploading in the "Choose document you are uploading" drop down menu: “Post IDA - COVID-19 Test Result”
  • Click Select File and locate the file on your computer or smartphone.
  • Click the Upload button. The document will be listed below as a confirmation that the test results were successfully uploaded.

If your results are positive, call SHS at 504.865.3326 during business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., or LUPD after hours or on weekends at 504.865.3434.


How to Check Your Vaccination Status 

When you log-in and click on the COVID-19 tab you will see:

public health portal pink screen

Click on the IMMUNIZATION tab. You will see the COVID-19 immunization information that Student Health Services and Public Health has on file for you.

You should see your status as “Verified;” this means your vaccination records were previously received and approved.

Immunizations page

If you see “Compliant,” this means that your vaccination records were received but not yet approved and will be approved as soon as we are able to. If you were previously marked as unvaccinated or were late in submitting your vaccination files, please allow the public health team time to review your files and approve. 

compliant status

If you have any questions, please email covid@loyno.edu.


Unvaccinated: How to Upload COVID Test Result for Fall 2021 Arrival

Uploading pre-arrival test results on the portal:

  • Click the “Upload” tab in the navigation 
  • Scroll down to the section that says “Documents available to be uploaded:”
  • Choose the document you are uploading in the "Choose document you are uploading" drop down menu: “Fall 2021 - COVID-19 Test Result”
  • Click Select File and locate the file on your computer or smart phone.
  • Click the Upload button. The document will be listed below as a confirmation that the test results were successfully uploaded.

upload covid test

To verify your results were received, click on the COVID-19 tab and you will see:

Compliant with reporting negative test result (72 hours expiry)

test compliant

If you have not filed an exemption or uploaded vaccination information, you can upload your request to the Portal. Your status will not be compliant and you will not be allowed on campus until your record has been approved.

If you have questions email covid@loyno.edu.