Members of the KU community can request symptomatic or asymptomatic testing at Watkins Health Services during regular operating hours.
To reduce risk of transmission, individuals with symptoms should make an appointment for a test by calling the Watkins Health Services Nurse Helpline at 785-864-9583.
We are proud of our community’s efforts to help us prioritize safety during the pandemic, and our testing efforts are an important part of that work.
If you have questions about this process, please email email@example.com.
Visit the GoGetTested website for additional testing options in Kansas.
Guidance for receiving a test
Check the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which also provides guidance for domestic and international travel for those who have completed vaccination.
You should not receive a test if you have previously tested positive for COVID-19 during the past 90 days.
The saliva-based PCR tests are intended for people who not displaying current COVID-19 symptoms. If you are currently experiencing symptoms, contact your health provider or Watkins Health Services for information on how symptomatic testing options.