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Boise State’s public health team is available to any campus community member who has questions or concerns about COVID-19 or other infectious diseases. 

Boise State Public Health can be reached at: publichealth@boisestate.edu or (208) 426-2968.  Our regular office hours are 9 am – 6:30 pm weekdays.

When should you contact Boise State Public Health?

    • If you have tested positive for COVID-19
    • If you are feeling symptomatic
    • If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19
    • If you have any other questions or concerns regarding COVID-19 or other infectious diseases

What happens when you contact the Public Health Team?

  1. If you have tested positive for COVID-19: education, next steps and resources will be provided.  If you are a resident student, you will be connected to available on-campus isolation housing.  Team members will reach out to campus community members who you have been in close contact with during your infectious period.
  2. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19: your symptoms will be evaluated to determine if isolation and/or COVID-19 testing is needed.
  3. If you may have been exposed: your potential exposures will be evaluated and guidance regarding testing, masking and resources will be shared.
  4. For all:
      • Appropriate education, information, and resources will be shared with you.
      • As appropriate date (subject to change) to discontinue isolation, test, mask, etc. will be provided.
      • Notices of absence will be sent as appropriate to faculty and supervisors.  

Communication with individuals and locations outside of the Boise State campus community will be conducted by Central District Health.

Additional Campus COVID-19 Contacts

On-Campus COVID-19/Flu Combo Testing and Results Questions
Website: Public Health Testing Center
Email: publichealthtesting@boisestate.edu
Phone: (208) 426-1523

Vaccination Appointment or General Vaccination Questions
Website: Boise State Vaccination Clinic
Email: publichealthvaccines@boisestate.edu
Phone: (208) 426-2969

Isolation Housing and Support
Website: Isolation Housing at University Manor
Email: isolationsupport@boisestate.edu
Phone: (208) 426-5030

Genetics and Infectious Disease Lab
Email: clinicallab@boisestate.edu
Phone: (208) 426-1038

Our Staff

    • Business Operations Coordinator – Kendall Bateman
    • Clinical Managerial Assistant – Christina Paniagua
    • Clinical Program Director – Stephanie Hudon 
    • Senior Public Health Officer – Maureen Welcker
    • Deputy Public Health Officer – Tom Beitia

Boise State Public Health was created in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The office reports to the Vice President for University Affairs and Chief of Staff.

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