Baylor Covid-19 Information

Baylor University’s Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information

Current Situation

As of: Aug. 13, 2020 5:19 pm 

Baylor University continues to provide limited, yet essential on-campus services.

2020 Novel (COVID-19) Cases

  • Texas Department of State Health Services reports 513,575 confirmed cases in Texas (estimated 128,526 active).
  • Waco/McLennan County reports 5,248 confirmed cases (estimated 1,741 active).
  • Since the summer semester began on June 2, there are 97 cumulative Baylor-related cases. (Updated Aug. 13, 2020)

Follow the link below and make sure to read all the Coronovirus (Covid-19) information provided by Baylor University.

Follow all Safety Measures

Getting Tested for Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Watch for symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

This list does not include all possible symptoms and will be updated as more informatio becomes available.

Getting Tested

If you have been exposed to or think you have symptoms of Covid19, you should get tested.

Call the Baylor Health Center at 254-710-1010 to make an appointment. Do not show up at the health center without an appointment. Baylor Covid-19 testing is located at the lefthand side entrance of the Student Life Center next to the outdoor workout equipment.

If you have any questions or concerns related to the coronavirus, you can also contact the Baylor Health Center at their coronavirus hotline 254-710-4939.