Health and Wellness

Important Documents to Review

The following documents are important to review prior to your arrival on campus. The UMO community will have strict guidelines regarding your personal responsibilities in maintaining a safer community. Each student will be required to abide by and follow all precautions and protocols established by the University.

COVID Arrival Understanding Agreement
Resident Life Health and Wellness Guidelines
Health Care Code
COVID Response Guidelines
COVID Assessment Worksheet

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus is an illness caused by a virus that can spread from person to person. Symptoms of COVID-19 can range from mild to severe. Those persons with some preexisting medical conditions and older adults can be at higher risk of experiencing more severe symptoms resulting in health related complications.

COVID-19 Fact Sheet (English):

COVID-19 Fact Sheet (Spanish:

Symptoms of 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

When to Seek Emergency Medical Attention/Call 911

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face

COVID-19 Fact Sheet (English):×17-en.pdf

COVID-19 Fact Sheet (Spanish):×17-es.pdf

COVID-19 Heathy Practices

  • The 3 W’s of Prevention
    • Wash your hands often, for at least 20 seconds with soap and water. Particularly after being in a public space, blowing your nose, coughing, sneezing, or after removing or touching your face covering.

Handwashing Instructions (English):

Handwashing Instructions (Spanish):

  • Wear a cloth face covering in public. It should cover your nose and mouth. Do not touch the front of the face covering. Remove the face covering by the loops. Do not wear the face covering under your nose or chin.

Face Covering Instructions (English):

Face Covering Instructions (Spanish):

  • Wait to avoid close contact. When possible maintain at least a 6 feet, about 2 arms’ length, distance between yourself and other people. Close contact is defined as being within six feet of someone for 10 min or longer, which has shown increases the risk of transmission of the virus.

Social Distancing Instructions (English):

Social Distancing Instructions (Spanish):

  • Clean and Disinfect Frequently Touched Surfaces
    • Routinely clean frequently touched surfaces. Do not forget your electronics, including your phone. Reference your user guide for proper cleaning of electronics.
    • Routinely launder clothing, to include jackets and hoodies. Do not forget book bags and athletic bags if can be laundered

COVID-19 Stop the Spread Rules (English):×17-en.pdf

COVID-19 Stop the Spread Rules (Spanish):×17-sp.pdf

  • Stay Home When You Are Sick
    • Complete your UMO COVID-19 Response Daily Self-Assessment Worksheet every day.
    • Stay home and contact Student Health Services or your Primary Care Provider if you answer yes to any of the questions.
    • Self-Isolation and Quarantine – More information to follow

What to do if I am sick?  (English):

What to do if I am sick? (Spanish):

What to do at home?  (English):

What to do at home? (Spanish):

  • Flu Shots
    • Flu shot clinics will be scheduled.  Additional information will follow as dates for the clinics are set.

Daily Self-Assessment Worksheet

COVID-19 Testing Locations

*Please call ahead for all locations

  • Mount Olive Family Center
    201 N Breazeale Ave
    Mount Olive, NC 28365
  • Goshen Medical Center
    130 N. Center St.
    Mount Olive, NC 28365
  • CVS COVID-19 Test Site
    Drive-thru test site
    634 South Main St.
    Kenansville, NC 28349
  • Duplin County Health Department
    Drive-thru test site
    340 Seminary St
    Kenansville, NC 28349

UNC Health COVID-19 Information:

NCDHHS Find My COVID-19 Testing Site:

Additional Resources:

Feeling Sick?  (English):

Feeling Sick?  (Spanish):

Wear Face Covering (English):

Wear Face Covering (Spanish):

Face Covering Information (English):

Face Covering Information (Spanish):

COVID-19 Facts (English):

COVID-19 Facts (Spanish):

Wayne County COVID-19 Dashboard:

NCDHHS COVID-19 Dashboard:

CDC COVID-19 Dashboard:

Johns Hopkins University and Medicine:  COVID-19 Dashboard:

Click on the video below learn more from our new Director of Health Services Holly Daly.