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COVID-19: Information for staff

If you are a member of Staff with symptoms of COVID-19, you must report symptoms and get a test

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If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms follow these steps:

1. Self-isolate.

2. Inform your line manager.

3. Let the people you live with know they must self-isolate as well.

4. Take a test either through the University Testing Process or an NHS approved test.

5. Complete the University’s COVID-19 monitoring form.

6. Read the support and guidance materials sent to you by the COVID-19 helpdesk.

If you receive a positive test result:

1. Self-isolate for 10 days.

2. Tell your line manager and update your test results on the University’s COVID-19 monitoring form.

3. Let the people you live with know they must self-isolate for 14 days.

4. Provide contact details on the University’s COVID-19 monitoring form in order to initiate track and tracing.

5. Read the additional support and guidance materials sent to you by the COVID-19 helpdesk.

If you receive a negative test result:

1. Stop self-isolation.

2. Let your line manager know that you are able to return to work.

3. Update your test results on the University’s COVID-19 monitoring form.

4. Let the people you live with know they can also stop self-isolation.

If you have any queries about this process please contact the COVID-19 helpdesk by phoning 01223 339514 or emailing covid-helpdesk@admin.cam.ac.uk

You will need a CRSID to access the COVID-19 monitoring form. If you don’t have this please email the helpdesk on covid-helpdesk@admin.cam.ac.uk or call 01223 339514

If you have concerns about your symptoms you should contact your GP or NHS 111 (out of office hours) for advice.

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Testing locations 

You will be offered a choice between University tests at one of two locations:

If you develop symptoms after 13.00 on a Friday, or any time on Saturday or Sunday, or cannot access either of these two locations, you must arrange a test at an alternative location using the NHS website.

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