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WesternU Health staffer Myra Uribe gets tested for COVID-19 from Richard Lina, manager of Patient Engagement for the WesternU Health Medicial Center. Both are properly wearing PPE.
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COVID-19 Testing on Campus

COVID-19 Testing on Campus

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Do you have a COVID-19 Test Result to report? Please use this link here!

Need a test kit? Check below about where to obtain one.

COVID-19 testing is available to any faculty member, staff, student, trainees, and residents for the following purposes, regardless of your vaccination status:

You must receive a negative COVID-19 test prior to returning on-site.
CLOSE CONTACT EXPOSURE TO A KNOWN COVID-19 CASE You must submit the COVID-19 Report Survey immediately, regardless of your vaccination status, and receive guidance from a contact tracer.
RETURNING FROM DOMESTIC OR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
  • If you are not fully vaccinated:
    • 7 day quarantine is required regardless for individuals who are not fully vaccinated, regardless of test result. Test must be received on day 3 to 5 after travel for 7 day quarantine period.
    • If no testing, you must quarantine for 10 days after travel.
  • Fully vaccinated individuals:  Quarantine is not required if you are asymptomatic. Follow testing guidance listed in the current Institutional Requirements document on the Campus Guidance webpage.
MANDATORY SCREENING TESTING
  • ALL Faculty, Staff, and Students who are not fully vaccinated and coming to campus, must participate in mandatory weekly COVID-19 testing. Testing results must be submitted through the COVID-19 Test Report Survey.
  • Your college or department may implement additional testing requirements. Please follow any guidance that is provided to you.
  • Test kits should only be used by WesternU faculty, staff, students, trainees, or residents.
  • After you have taken your at-home rapid antigen COVID-19 test, you must report your results to WesternU via this link.
  • All employees and students who are accessing a WesternU facility or on-campus may be required to undergo COVID-19 testing at times and dates established by WesternU and/or their operating unit.

Campus Testing Process

LEBANON CAMPUS

Testing will be conducted by the COMP-Northwest CTT team led by Dr. Davis.

  • Hours of operation: Every Monday starting at 1pm in Seminar Room 1 (second floor of the COMP-Northwest building)
  • If you require testing outside of these hours, please contact covidtesting-oregon@westernu.edu

POMONA CAMPUS 

Test kits MUST be pick up from your College/Department representative listed below. Test kits are distributed to Colleges/Departments based on the number of individuals assigned to each unit.

COLLEGE OF DENTAL MEDICINE AND DENTAL CENTER Dr. Brent Fung
COLLEGE OF GRADUATE NURSING Michael Marinello and Mitzi McKay
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES Karen Hutton-Lopez and Joleen Oakes
COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE (COMP) – POMONA Dr. Sebastien Fuchs, Dr. Hendrik Szurmant, and Dr. Nishita Patel
COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE (COMPNW) – NORTHWEST
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES – NORTHWEST
Dr. Jeannie Davis and Dr. John Pham (see info above for Lebanon campus)
COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY Audrey Vazquez, Teresa Oseguera, Angie Chambers
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY Mark Goggin and Mark Iannuzzo – Available at Pharmacy Administration Front Desk
COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE Hazelle Vollaire and Dr. Jacqueline Truong
COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE Nicole Jimenez and Caren Tse
GRADUATE COLLEGE OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Marcos Villa and Leslie Hayes
PATIENT CARE CENTER (FOR 2ND FLOOR EMPLOYEES ONLY) Amy Padoongpatt
PET HEALTH CENTER Jennie Jennings
BOOKSTORE Limited test kits available for employees who do not have them stocked within their department.
Students MUST contact their colleges first for testing.
SSC BUILDING SSC 101 Lobby
USC BUILDING Available for security and facilities/physical plant employees.
  • Other Options For Free Covid-19 Testing

    The COVID-19 testing sites on the LA County COVID-19 Testing website offer no-cost (free) testing.

    The City of Los Angeles also offers free COVID-19 testing.

    U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) has also partnered with pharmacies and retail companies to accelerate testing for more Americans in communities across the country (HHS website)

    These companies are coordinating with state and local governments to:

    • Provide Americans with faster, less invasive and more convenient testing
    • Protect healthcare personnel by eliminating direct-contact with symptomatic individuals
    • Expand testing to communities across the United States, especially those that are under-tested  and socially vulnerable

    Please visit these companies’ websites to learn more about their efforts to provide timely and accessible COVID-19 testing or to schedule an appointment.

    California

    No-cost testing is available at local health centers and select pharmacies:

    For local testing information, visit the California health department’s website.

    COVID-19 Testing FAQs