Overview

Health services are currently available by appointment to maintain accordance with guidelines of the CDC and local public health authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please call the Center 815-836-5455 to schedule an appointment or for more information.

We have provided a COVID-19 Information and Resources page that will have up-to-date information, so please review that section for helpful information about COVID-19.

Locations of healthcare facilities in the Romeoville area can be found here.

In the case of a life-threatening emergency dial 911. EMS will be activated.

Testing for COVID-19 is not available in the campus health center. 

Symptoms of COVID-19 (coronavirus) can be found here. If you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19, CALL your primary care doctor. If you are not established with a primary care provider, CALL your local public health department.

When to Seek Medical Attention
If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning. Source: CDC COVID-19 April 2020

In the case of an emergency, dial 911.

In all cases, follow the guidance of your healthcare provider and local health department. 

Will County Health Department COVID-19 Hotline:
815-740-8977 available Monday through Friday 8am-4pm

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH):
For general questions about COVID-19 and Illinois’ response and guidance, call 1-800-889-3931 or email DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV.

A directory of county public health departments can be found here: https://www.naccho.org/membership/lhd-directory

Immunization records: Records must be submitted electronically through email as a PDF attachment to healthservices@lewisu.edu or by fax to our secure fax number: (815) 836-5567 and must include the student ID number. Until further notice, Immunization records are no longer accepted by hand-delivery or drop-off.

Records will be reviewed by a nurse and students will be notified at their Lewis University e-mail address if further action is required to meet the immunization requirements.

Students should continue to check their Lewis University e-mail regularly.

Please e-mail any questions to HealthServices@LewisU.edu and be sure to include your student ID number when emailing or leaving a voicemail message.

The following links will provide up-to-date information about COVID-19:

Steps to prevent illness: