Coronavirus symptomsIf you have Covid-19 symptoms

If you have Covid-19 symptoms you must self-isolate immediately. You must not go to your GP, visit a University facility or attend a medical facility or a hospital without prior permission if you are displaying symptoms. You should book a test if you have symptoms by ringing 119 or using the website https://gov.wales/apply-coronavirus-test

Students will be sent a home test kit to the address nominated which will be collected from the same address, with results available in 72 hours. 

If you have received a positive test result for Covid-19

Self-Isolate for at least 10 days

You must self-isolate at home in line with the UK Government self-isolation guidance.

To reduce the risk of passing on the infection to other household members you should take actions as outlined in the guidance.

Please refer to the ‘Ending Isolation’ guidance and ‘Stay at Home Guidance Diagram’ for more information on when it is safe for you to come out of isolation.

Your household members must self-isolate for 14 days from your symptom onset date; if they subsequently develop symptoms themselves, they must self-isolate for at least 10 days from their symptom onset and may request a test.

If the ill person in the household is not showing any signs of improvement and has not already sought medical advice, visit the NHS Direct Wales website or call NHS 111. If it is a medical emergency, call 999.

Remember to update your details on the intranet and make MyUniSupport@swansea.ac.uk aware if you have tested positive for Covid-19 so we can support you with your engagement.

What happens when you get a test for Coronavirus? (Easy read)

MyUniSupport

In order to support our students who may be quarantining, self-isolating, shielding or engaging online for other reasons, the MyUniSupport team has been established.  

The team will be in regular contact with students who have told us they are self-isolating, shielding or in quarantine to ensure you have the key information and support.  

Please contact the team at myunisupport@swansea.ac.uk if you have any queries regarding the above circumstances or if you have tested positive for Covid-19.  

 

Tuesday September 22nd, 2020

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