Current Covid Information

EWU has resumed full operations.  Current Covid-19 safety information is outlined below.

Stay Home if You are Sick

All EWU employees and students who are experiencing symptoms associated with COVID, such as the symptoms identified below, should stay home and get tested for COVID.

  • Scratchy or sore throat
  • Runny nose or congestion
  • Difficulty breathing
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Fever
  • Chills or repeated shaking with chills
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache


EWU encourages all campus community members to get tested for COVID whenever they are experiencing symptoms or have been potentially exposed.  Covid Testing is no longer being administered on Campus.

Contact Tracing / Exposure 

Due to the end of the state and federal requirements, EWU is no longer conducting contact tracing.

EWU encourages everyone to follow the current CDC protocols for isolation and exposure.

CDC guidelines for exposure:

CDC guidelines for isolation:


For the period of fall 2021 through May 19, 2023, all students and employees were required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they had an approved medical or religious waiver. As of May 19, 2023, COVID vaccines are no longer required except for certain academic programs.


Consistent with State requirements, masks are optional.

Covid-19 Supplies

Central Stores stocks several products related to Covid-19, including masks and sanitizers.  These items may be ordered through Central Stores website located here:

Covid-19 related products are no longer available at no charge.

Additional Questions or Concerns?

Students: please contact Counseling & Wellness Services at 509-359-2366 or

Faculty & Staff: please contact Risk Management at