The health of Georgia is a top priority at Augusta University

This is Augusta University’s official source of information about COVID-19. Given the global nature of Augusta University, we want to share important tips on how to stay healthy, remind you of the health and wellness resources available to you and inform you of the protocols being followed by the university to help minimize the spread of illness. Please rely on information that links directly from this site and be aware other sources may not reflect the most current and accurate information.

Augusta University Health System has admitted patients with COVID-19. As this is an evolving situation, we will not update this page with current numbers of admitted patients with COVID-19.

Contact information

Please read the FAQs provided on this page. If you have additional questions, refer to the following resources:

For university & health system employees:
 706-721-9365 or Email Human Resources

For patients:
Speak to a provider: 706-721-1852

Free Virtual Screenings are available.


For students:
Dean of Students’ Office:

For media:
For immediate needs: 706-522-3023
Email Media Relations

For researchers:
Research Updates


For medical students:
Review the student policy or contact your school’s dean.

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19:
COVID-19 Hotline:

Free Virtual Screenings are available. 

AU Health COVID-19 Statistics

For the period May 26-27 (7 am-7 am)

New Positive Cases

681 total since March 13

New Negative Cases

12,566 total since March 13

Current COVID Inpatient Cases
> 175
Current Pending Tests
Hotline Calls


Telemedicine Screenings


Drive-thru Visits


Outside Reference Labs Completed To Date

Stay Informed

What students should know right now

Health Services

If you are experiencing respiratory symptoms with a fever or have had contact with an individual known to have COVID-19, call 706-721-0211 to speak to a provider.

Online Learning

As the university shifts to online instruction, check your university email, D2L and Jagwire regularly for updates. See tips for successful online learning here and on the USG’s resource page.

Counseling Services

If you are experiencing increased anxiety or stress related to COVID-19 concerns, please call 706-737-1471 to speak with Augusta University Counseling Services. 


Employees of both Augusta University and Augusta University Health can find necessary information below.

Faculty Support

The Center for Instructional Innovation (CII) will assist faculty in transitioning all face-to-face courses to online formats in preparation for the resumption of instruction. Build an Instructional Continuity Plan

How to Help

As cases of COVID-19 continue to climb across our state and our nation, Augusta University Medical Center has experienced an outpouring of support from community members wishing to help. We sincerely thank everyone who has reached out for their spirit of generosity and caring. Learn all the ways to donate below:

For the Media

Contact us

Call 706-522-3023 to reach the on-call media relations representative. For other questions, email

COVID-19 expert

Dr. Jose Vazquez is an infectious disease specialist at Augusta University Medical Center. Contact him for media inquiries regarding COVID-19.

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