As of March 28, 2023, St. John's no longer requires students to provide proof of vaccination to COVID-19.
Vaccinations and boosters are strongly recommended as they remain very effective in protecting each of us individually from serious illness and death. Visit vaccinefinder.nyc.gov for assistance finding a nearby vaccination site.
Take Action If You Are Exposed to COVID-19:
If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (or if you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19) DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS and get tested or test yourself with a home test kit. To find a testing site near you, text "COVID TEST" to 855-48 or visit COVID-19 Testing Locations.
For students living in university housing who develop symptoms, please first call Student Health Services at 718-990-6360 to make an appointment. (Please do not walk in.)
You can end isolation based on how serious your COVID-19 symptoms were.
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. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms.
Possible symptoms include:
For more information, please visit Symptoms of COVID-19.
COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and free. Get answers to frequently asked questions and bust myths about vaccines. As with other vaccine-preventable diseases, you are protected best from COVID-19 when you stay up to date with the recommended vaccinations, including recommended boosters.
There are many ways your actions can help protect you, your household, and your community from severe illness from COVID-19. For more information, please visit COVID-19 Prevention Actions.