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COVID-19 Screening Program

The University’s non-invasive, saliva-based screening program is available to members of the campus community who do not have COVID-19 symptoms, known COVID-19 exposure, or related to COVID-19 travel requirements. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, please call the University Health Center at (208) 282-2330 for testing information AND fill out the online self-report form.

   

Screenings are non-invasive and saliva-based

Pocatello


Walk-In Site:
Room 111
Vocational Arts Building

Monday - Thursday

9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

An after-hours collection box for samples is available 24/7 outside the Vocational Arts Building.

Meridian


Walk-In Site:
Meridian Campus

Monday - Thursday

7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

No appointment necessary

Idaho Falls


Walk-In Site:
Student Services (Room 202)
Bennion Student Union

Monday - Wednesday

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

An after-hours collection box for samples is available Monday through Wednesday after 4 p.m. near the southeast corner of the Bennion Student Union.

No appointment necessary

 

Map of screening sites

On-campus individuals selected for the screening program may be exempt from the requirement if they meet a valid exemption. Faculty, staff, and students who are fully vaccinated are exempt from the screening requirement.

 

Scheduling Your Screening

You will select a date and time to visit an on-campus screening location to provide a saliva sample.

  1. Select a date, time, and location that works with your schedule.
  2. At your scheduled time, visit the on-campus screening location to provide a saliva sample. The process should take less than 10 minutes.
  3. You may immediately return to your on-campus activities.

 

What is the difference between a COVID-19 screen and test?

 

Screening

Idaho State’s screening program is for people who have no symptoms and no known COVID-19 exposure. This is done to identify individuals who may be asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers, so we can take precautions to limit the spread to others.

Screeng vs. testing

 

Testing

COVID-19 testing is designed for those who are symptomatic or have a known exposure to COVID-19. If you fall in this category, call the University Health Center at (208) 282-2330 for testing information AND fill out the online self-report form.

Frequently Asked Questions

Additional FAQs will be developed and posted in the coming weeks. If you have a question related to your specific situation, send an email to covid@health.isu.edu or call (208) 282-2705.

 

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Can I schedule my COVID-19 screening during work hours?