Start with MyChart

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19, complete the MyChart self-checker to determine next steps.

UI Health Care employees experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild, should call the University Employee Health Clinic (UEHC) at 319-356-3631, option 3.

Testing in our community

A variety of COVID-19 testing options are available in our community:

  • Request a free at-home COVID-19 test kit for pick-up or mail delivery through Test Iowa. Test results are typically available within 24 hours after email confirmation that the lab received your kit. Results may take longer when demand is high.
  • Order free at-home COVID-19 tests at Orders will usually ship in seven to 12 days.
  • Purchase a rapid antigen test available at local pharmacies like WalgreensHy-Vee, and CVS.

Additional information for students

  • Students can pick up a free COVID-19 test kit at Student Health locations in the IMU and Westlawn.

  • If you have any concerns about your symptoms, schedule a telehealth visit with a provider at Student Health by calling 319-335-8394.

  • If you are unsure, or would like to speak to a nurse regarding your symptoms, call the Student Health Nurseline at 319-335-9704

Additional information for employees

All University of Iowa health plan members and their eligible covered dependents can receive eight over the counter (OTC) at-home COVID-19 test kits at no cost or reimbursed to the plan member by CVS/Caremark. Please find more information about eligibility, types of tests covered, and reimbursement on the Human Resources webpage.

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine and safety, see this detailed FAQ from UI Health Care.