This page is intended to give advice to Goldsmiths students and staff about Coronavirus.
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The following is a summary of the advice from the UK Government and NHS. See GOV.UK for the latest information.
Advice for people in the UK
The following is taken from the NHS website:
The risk of getting the illness in the UK is low. Symptoms usually include:
- feeling tired
- difficulty breathing
- a high temperature
- a cough
Health professionals are working to contact anyone who has been in close contact with people who have coronavirus.
Stopping the spread of germs
Germs can live on some surfaces for hours. To protect yourself and others:
- Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze
- Bin the tissue, and to kill the germs, wash your hands with soap and water, or use a sanitiser gel
Travel to China (not including Hong Kong and Macao)
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Please see FCO China travel advice and check Travel Health Pro and Fit For Travel for updates including how to take precautions.
Travel to other countries
See the FCO travel advice page for coronavirus.
People who have come from China
Public Health England (PHE) is advising anyone who has been to Wuhan and Hubei Province within the past 14 days should immediately:
- stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as you would with the flu
- call NHS 111 to inform them of your recent travel to the area
If you have travelled from elsewhere in China
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If you have any concerns regarding your wellbeing, then Wellbeing Advisors and Campus Support Officers are available.
If you are concerned about the coronavirus outbreak please contact your local healthcare service.
If you have any questions about this issue please speak to your line manager.
If you are due to travel to China on Goldsmiths business please contact insurance (@gold.ac.uk).
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Page last updated: 5 February 2020