BGSU COVID-19 Response

Updated as of October 4, 2022

Walk-in COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Clinics

Walk-in updated COVID-19 booster and flu shots will be available to BGSU students, faculty and staff at vaccine clinics this October. All clinics are conducted through a partnership among BGSU, Wood County Hospital and Wood County Health Department.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Bowen-Thompson Student Union | Sky Bank Room 201
  • Friday, Oct. 21 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Bowen-Thompson Student Union | Sky Bank Room 201
  • Monday, Oct. 31 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Perry Field House | Well-O-Ween event

COVID-19 booster shots are free to all without an insurance card needed. Insurance card information will be collected for flu shots and flu shots are fully covered by most insurance policies.

BGSU will continue to provide updates to our community regarding COVID-19 planning. From the onset of this global pandemic, we have worked with the Wood County Health Department and the Erie County Health Department and appreciate their guidance in navigating COVID-19.

BGSU will remain flexible and adaptable with the goal of ensuring the health and safety of our community, as well as a successful academic year.

Face Covering Guidance

With recommended precautions now tied to risk levels based on local health department guidance, BGSU does not require face coverings on its campuses. 

BGSU will follow guidance from the Wood County Health Department and Erie County Health Department. Individuals may choose to wear face coverings at any time.

Free KN95 masks are available at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Jerome Library, Student Recreation Center and the front desk of all residence halls. If you have questions email

Your COVID-19 Questions

  • Main Campus [Bowling Green] The Wood County Health Department COVID-19 Hotline is available to answer your questions at 419-292-6100. Positive at-home COVID tests can be self-reported online.
  • Firelands Campus [Huron] The Erie County Health Department COVID-19 Information Line is available to answer your questions at 419-626-5623 Ext. 5170.
  • Still have questions? University-specific COVID-19 questions can be emailed to

Parent and Family Communications

Stay connected by ensuring you are on the BGSU Parents and Families email list. Families can sign up by visiting On this website you can access important campus news and deadlines, receive family newsletters and announcements via email, and share BGSU information with family and friends.

Submit a COVID-19 Question

Updated: 10/04/2022 12:58PM