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COVID-19 Health Resources and Phone Numbers

Please be aware that the Worth Health Center is not open on the weekends, holidays or between the hours of 5pm and 9am on weekdays. Though we are not present on campus during those times, one of our staff will continue to be available in a limited capacity. Please review this page to understand the best way to communicate any health concerns that may arise while you are on campus. 

Normal Business Hours

During normal office hours of the Worth Health Center you can call or send a secure message to the “COVID 19 provider” through your health portal to reach one of our providers. In addition, completing a positive symptoms tracker form on the health portal will automatically trigger a notification to our staff and you will be contacted within 24 hours regarding your response. 

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm during the academic year. 

  • Telephone number: 610-328-8058

Evenings, Nights, Weekends, and Breaks

During evenings, nights, weekends, academic breaks and holidays there are several options depending on your needs.

  • In the event of a life threatening medical or mental health emergency, please call public safety to assist with transport to a hospital or call 911. Public safety telephone number: 610-328-8333 
  • For urgent health questions, please call the on-call nurse service for prompt over the phone medical advice. Our staff will receive a report of this encounter and will follow up with you within 48 hours. Telephone number: 610-328-8548 
  • For urgent mental health needs, please call the on call counselor. Telephone number: 610-328-7768 

For questions regarding non-urgent medical questions, please send a secure message to “Covid 19 provider” through your health portal. This messaging system is directly linked to your electronic health record and is the recommended means of communication. It will be checked twice a day during non-operational hours and will be responded to within 48 hours. Alternatively, you can also email health@swarthmore.edu and it will be responded to within 48 hours. Please be aware that logistical questions like scheduling future tests will be answered on the next business day which may be greater than 48 hours