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Health Center at Auraria winter update

Center provides latest essential info on COVID-19 testing, flu shots and holiday operations.


The Health Center at Auraria will continue to offer Auraria Campus constituents (students, faculty and staff) drive-thru COVID-19 testing Monday through Friday by appointment for individuals who have symptoms associated with COVID-19 (symptomatic individuals). This service will end for 2020 on Dec. 18, to ensure that results can be reported the following week, before the holiday break begins. Flu shots are also available by appointment through Dec. 18. Call 303-615-9999 to schedule either service. 

The Health Center will close for the holiday break at 5 p.m. on Dec. 23 and will reopen Jan. 4. COVID-19 drive-thru testing will resume Jan. 11, using a new expanded process for scheduling. This new process will include testing for asymptomatic individuals (those without symptoms) and symptomatic individuals (those with symptoms). During the week of Jan. 4-8, the campus community will be informed of the new procedure for scheduling COVID-19 testing.


Summary of important dates:

Dec. 18 - Last COVID-19 drive-thru session for 2020.

Dec. 23 - Health Center at Auraria closes at 5 p.m. for the holiday break.

Jan. 4 - Health Center at Auraria reopens at 8 a.m. after the holiday break.

Jan. 4-8 - New scheduling process for COVID-19 testing announced to the campus community.

Jan. 11 - Auraria Campus COVID-19 drive-thru testing reopens for asymptomatic and symptomatic testing.


Medical care during the holiday break:

Please consult your insurance provider or go to


Community COVID-19 testing-site options:

When drive-thru testing is not available at the Health Center at Auraria, the following link will provide testing locations in metro Denver: