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2020, February 6 - COVID 19 announcement: Information about Coronavirus

2020, February 6 - COVID 19 announcement: Information about Coronavirus

by UNYP Rector's Office -
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The Czech Ministry of Health has asked UNYP to share information regarding the Coronavirus. Attached you will find information on Coronavirus and its transmission.

 All tests for the virus that have been done in the Czech Republic so far have come out negative.

Here are recommendations for people who have returned from China, especially province of Chu-pej (Hubai), Chinese Wuhan municipality, or who have transferred flights at large Asian international airports.

 1.      If you do not have any of the symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath please:

·         Stay home for 14 days from the time of your arrival and minimize contact with other people.  

·         Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or use disinfectants with min. 70% alcohol;

·         Phone the anti-epidemic department of the local center for disease control and prevention (hygienická stanice), they will decide on appropriate anti-epidemic measures, including possible quarantine;

·         Contact your general practitioner if you need confirmation of the quarantine.

·         If you have symptoms such as subfebrile-febrile temperatures, cough, shortness of breath, phone the local clinic of infectious medicine (klinika infekčního lékařství).

·         If you are asked to come in for a check-up to an infectious disease ward, do not use  public transport. Put on a face mask and enter the waiting room only when the staff of the infectious disease ward asks you to do so.

2.      If you have any of the symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath please:

·         Stay home and avoid contact with other people.

·         Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or use disinfectants with min. 70% alcohol.

·         When coughing and sneezing, cover your mouth and nose with a handkerchief or arm or sleeve, not with your hands!!!

·         Phone the local clinic of infectious medicine .

·         If you are asked to come in for a check-up to an infectious disease ward, do not use public transport. Put on a face mask and enter the waiting room only after the staff of the infectious disease ward asks you to.

We will keep monitoring all developments and we will inform you accordingly.

 You can monitor the situation in Europe at this website:

https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/novel-coronavirus-china

 Updates for Prague are available here (Czech version only)

https://bezpecnost.praha.eu/