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Effective response to a communicable disease requires early reporting, rapid assessment and implementation of quarantine measures as directed by qualified health officials.

A standardized reporting process assures that appropriate information is requested and gathered. All data gathered will be confidential per the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA).


How do I report expected exposure or a positive COVID-19 test?


To report expected exposure or a positive COVID-19 test, call 270-745-2019 or email covid.help@wku.edu.

The 270-745-2019 hotline is answered by a designated, qualified staff member who can assist you on a 24- hour basis.



How do I report a safety concern on campus?


WKU strives to ensure safety for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. To report a safety concern, you may call 270-745-2019 or email covid.help@wku.edu to reach someone from WKU's Emergency Management Department. For emergencies, call 911.




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 Last Modified 8/3/20