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COVID-19 tests

COVID-19 testing is available from Student Health Service and other medical providers after hours.

Weekdays - Student Health Service provides COVID-19 tests for students who live on and off campus. These PCR tests are provided to students who have symptoms of COVID-19. Students who feel ill should call Student Health Service at 715-346-4646 for evaluation.

Student Health Service hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed noon-1 p.m.)

After hours - If you have COVID-19 symptoms in the evening or on weekends, please call a medical hotline for COVID-19 information.

                Marshfield Clinic COVID-19 Helpline (24/7) 1-877-998-0880

                Ascension COVID-19 Hotline (24/7) 1-833-981-0711

                Aspirus COVID-19 Hotline (Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) 1-844-568-0701

These local medical providers are available after-hours.

Free testing will be offered Tuesday, Sept. 22, in Stevens Point. The Wisconsin National Guard supported COVID-19 testing will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Portage County Health and Human Services, 817 Whiting Ave. The testing is free for people who are symptomatic or identified as close contacts of a positive case of COVID-19. No appointments are needed for testing.

Free testing is offered in communities around the state on select days. For the most current list of these testing locations, see this page.

If you receive a COVID-19 test off-campus and test positive, complete the UW-Stevens Point COVID-19 reporting form so staff can support you during this time.

If you feel ill, stay home. Do not go to class or work.

If you have been identified by local public health officials as a close contact of someone who tests positive, monitor for symptoms and self-quarantine.

Test types

UW-Stevens Point offers two types of COVID-19 tests for students.

Specific antigen tests are screening tests for students living in residence halls, who are asked to schedule appointments for this rapid test every two weeks. This helps identify potential COVID-19 cases early, to contain the spread. Appointments may be made at

PCR tests are diagnostic and done at Student Health Service for students who have COVID-19 symptoms. Call Student Health Service at 715-346-4646 for further guidance.

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