Monkeypox Information

Ursinus College is closely monitoring the current global outbreak of monkeypox. While monkeypox has an extremely low mortality rate, it is transmissible, and cases are rising in Pennsylvania. Individuals in congregate living situations should stay informed about symptoms, precautions and prevention.

Students who test positive for monkeypox should isolate and immediately notify the Wellness Center at 610-409-3100. After hours, students can access the counselor on-call by calling Campus Safety 610-409-3333. Students with monkeypox should also notify the Pennsylvania Department of Health at 877-724-3258.

Employees who have monkeypox should isolate and contact their health care provider and the Pennsylvania Department of Health at 877-724-3258.

Please watch this page for updates regarding Ursinus’s response to monkeypox.

Frequently Asked Questions about Monkeypox

Wellness Center

P: 610-409-3100
F: 610-409-3778