COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Patient Triage Line 1.855.958.2678

  • Hours:
    • Monday-Friday 7 a.m.- 6 p.m.


According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness. Symptoms include the following:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle pain or fatigue
  • Sore throat
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • New loss of taste or smell


The CDC advises these steps for individuals ill with COVID-19.

  • Stay home except to get medical care
    • This includes work, school or public areas
  • Separate yourself from other people and animals in your home
    • Try to stay in a specific room as much as possible
  • Call ahead before visiting your doctor
    • When seeking care call and let your provider know you may have COVID-19
  • Wear a facemask when around others or receiving medical care
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or cough into your arm
  • Avoid sharing personal household items: dishes, drinking glasses

Is it flu or COVID-19?
The CDC's guidance on the difference between Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19


Campus Information

The most up-to-date campus information, including student, University-wide work from home guides and more can be found at

In addition to the University's information, MSU Health Care providers & staff can find Health Care specific COVID-19 resources here.


County & State Information

For general Ingham County community information regarding the on-going pandemic, please visit Ingham County Health Department's COVID-19 page or call their COVID-19 Hotline at: 517.887.4517

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is open daily 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. Their COVID-19 hotline is 888.535.6136. The MDHHS has a page dedicated to state-wide information, as well as local information, regarding the effects and responses to COVID-19.