Wellness Support Programs

A variety of wellness programs are available to help maximize the health and safety of the university community.  Each of these programs offers another layer of resiliency to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Wellness Ambassadors

Wellness Ambassadors support the university’s COVID-19 educational compliance efforts by providing health resources to the university community.

Utilizing a community-based approach, ambassadors engage and encourage COVID-19 prevention behaviors, including:

  • Providing access to hand sanitizer and education of proper hand hygiene.
  • Answering questions about on-campus testing.
  • Answering questions about the flu shot.
  • Answering questions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus.  

COVID Wellness Answer Center

If you have questions about testing, you can contact the COVID Wellness Answer Center via email at covidwellness@illinois.edu or call 217-333-1900.

Please note that the Wellness Answer Center receives a high volume of emails. For questions regarding a specific topic, please visit the question page to contact a specific campus office.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Wellness Support Associates and Wellness Ambassadors responsible for the compliance of individuals who are in the building?

No. Wellness Support Associates are only checking for building access status at the facility entrance. Wellness Ambassadors are only promoting COVID-19 safety behaviors and providing health resources.

To report potential violations of COVID-19 safety protocols, students, faculty and staff can share information at https://go.illinois.edu/covid19-report, and others can share information at conflictresolution@illinois.edu. You can report confidentially at either of these addresses.