COVID FAQ: WHAT TO DO IF...

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WHAT TO DO IF:

You have a positive COVID-19 test result:

a) Observe the rules of self-isolating and the instructions of the general practitioner and the regional sanitary authorities (KHS); presence at AMU (including all sections) is forbidden.

b) Immediately inform (via telephone/e-mail) your line manager; students inform the secretariat of their Department; the manager/secretariat reports COVID-positive cases to covid@amu.cz. Students should inform their department even if they have not yet started attending classes at AMU and did not attend classes at AMU during the relevant period. If a COVID-positive student reports this to their teacher, the teacher shall inform the secretariat of their department immediately.

c) During the quarantine, students are excused from instruction.

d) If a student, teacher or other employee was present at AMU during the relevant/critical period, i.e., within the past 5 calendar days, they shall inform their manager (students inform the department secretariat) all times of their presence at AMU and any events, exams or classes they attended for tracing purposes. The direct managers/department secretariat of the infected person shall inform everyone who met the COVID-positive person at AMU – all such persons who met a COVID-positive person:

  1. Shall self-isolate, shall not participate in any collective events and shall observe all sanitary measures;
  2. Shall contact the regional sanitary authority or their general practitioner or wait for instructions from the sanitary authority/GP;
  3. Shall not come to AMU (until confirmed negative test results or during the quarantine ordered under sanitary authority instructions);
  4. If the sanitary authority does not quarantine a person, all such persons shall preventively use means of airway protections beyond the ordinance of the Ministry of Health (when encountering students, colleagues or friends), strictly observe social distancing; etc.;
  5. As much as possible, teachers shall transfer their classes online or will arrange with the department officials on cancelling the classes or substituting for them at another time.

If you met a person with a positive COVID-19 test result:

a) Immediately inform your line manager (students inform the secretariat of their Department); the manager/secretariat informs AMU management via covid@amu.cz.

b) Contact your sanitary authority or GP and observe sanitary authority instructions for contact tracing.

c) Strictly observe sanitary measures.

d) Preventively use means of airway protections beyond the ordinance of the Ministry of Health (when encountering students, colleagues or friends).

e) Refrain from participating in collective events.

f) Do not come to AMU until confirmed negative test results or during the quarantine ordered under sanitary authority instructions.

g) When students miss exam dates due to COVID-19, they are excused and may apply for a substitute date.

If you exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 or a virus/respiratory disease in general:

a) Call/e-mail your GP, sanitary authority or quick-response medical service and observe their instructions.

b) Immediately inform your line manager (students inform the secretariat of their Department); the manager/secretariat informs AMU management via covid@amu.cz.

c) Stay at home even without a medical recommendation, refrain from participating in collective events, and observe sanitary measures (beyond the scope of the MoH ordinance) and principles of quarantine.

d) As much as possible, teachers shall transfer their classes online or will arrange with the department officials on cancelling the classes or substituting for them at another time.

e) Students shall apply with teachers for being excused from mandatory attendance in classes.