COVID-19: Medical Services Updates and Resources

The following information is currently being updated for 2022-2023

What can I do to get connected to medical services?

Please call 202-944-5300, option 1, Mondays through Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

Our after-hours nurse advice line is available all other times. Your call will be returned by a GW SHC clinician, if applicable, during business hours the following business day.

How can I schedule a test for COVID-19?

Please refer to the COVID-19 Testing and Tracing website for steps to follow to schedule a COVID-19 test.


Is EMERG available to transport me to the emergency room?

Yes, please call 202-994-6111 for an EMERG transport.


What if I think that I have an infection due to COVID-19?

Please call our clinician line at 202-994-5300, and we will discuss your symptoms and your options for evaluation. We can evaluate your symptoms and suggest a plan.  


How is Medical Services supporting the campus community at this time?

The staff is keeping updated on the latest Center for Disease Control and the DC Department of Health Guidelines in order to give the most current information to the students and to develop treatment or management plans or referrals for our students. For the latest information regarding GW COVID-19 policies and procedures visit

Additionally, students with the Student Health Insurance Plan through Aetna may visit this page to view more resources about COVID-19: