The health of Jag Nation 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:
706-737-1411

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

 

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:
706-721-1852

Free Virtual Screenings are available. 

AU Health COVID-19 Statistics

Numbers reflect totals to date

Last Updated 2:30 P.m. april 8, 2020

146
Positive Cases
2411
Negative Cases
35 +
Pending
5965
Hotline Calls

163 in last 24 hours

7441
Telemedicine Screenings

239 in last 24 hours

2131
Drive-thru Visits

134 in last 24 hours

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

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 mediarelations@augusta.edu.

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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