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Managing Covid19

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  1. I think I have symptoms related to Covid19, what should I do?

    If you think you have symptoms of Covid19 it is important that you follow the NHS advice...

  2. I have been tested and awaiting my results, should I attend University?

    You should not come onto campus if you are awaiting test results. If you have been tested you should receive your results fairly quickly...

  3. What do I need to know before I visit the Library?

    Wherever possible you must use the Library online. Our main advice to you is to talk to our Library staff through Library Talk...

  4. I live with someone who has Covid19 or symptoms of Covid19. What should I do?

    If you are living with someone with Covid19 symptoms you should refer to NHS and government guidance on self-isolating.

  5. How can I get tested for Covid19?

    If you are showing symptoms of Covid19, you should refer to guidance on testing and not attend campus. You should use the NHS 111 online Covid19 service...

  6. Can I get a Covid test on Campus?

    As positive cases at the University of Sunderland are relatively low, and a high percentage of our students commute to and from university, we will not be offering mass testing on campus...

  7. How can I get a Private Covid Test?

    If you require a private Covid test, you should do research into private test providers as they all offer slightly different tests, here we provide guidance on a few providers...

  8. I have tested positive for Covid19, what should I do?

    If you have tested positive for Covid19, it’s important that you follow health professionals’ guidelines including any specific guidance on self-isolation/quarantine. You should not attend campus for any reason...

  9. I have a serious underlying health condition, what should I do?

    If you have a diagnosed underlying health condition please follow the Government guidance on protecting the most vulnerable...

  10. I have a serious medical condition which makes me more vulnerable to Covid19. Is it safe for me to come onto Campus?

    The University has put in place a wide range of measures in line with UK Government Guidelines to ensure our campus is safe for your return...

  11. What are the current local restrictions?

    Sunderland is currently in Tier 4, which means activities are limited...

  12. Do I have to wear a face covering/mask on campus?

    The University follows government guidance on face coverings/masks and therefore in some locations around campus you must wear a mask...

  13. How can I help stop the spread of the virus on campus?

    The main advice from the NHS to stop the spread of Covid19 is to wash your hands frequently with soap and hot water for at least 20 seconds, rinse and dry thoroughly. Use hand sanitiser if soap and water are not available...

  14. I am currently self isolating and need support, who can help?

    If you are in quarantine we have a wide range of support available to you...

  15. What support can I access?

    As a student of the University you will access to a number of free on-line support resources...