Directions for those feeling ill

Mar 11th, 2020

Memorial University

Directions for those feeling ill

11 a.m. 

If you have travelled outside Newfoundland and Labrador and are now experiencing fever, cough or difficulty breathing, do not go to the emergency department – students should not go to the Student Wellness and Counselling Centre; instead please stay home and call 811 to speak to a registered nurse.

If you are severely ill and feel you need emergency medical attention, please call 911 and ensure you tell them about your travel history. As stated in an update to the university community on March 5, there are currently no confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) at Memorial University or in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The risk for exposure at Memorial University is low.

Please continue to monitor for further updates on COVID-19. Questions can be directed to