National Taiwan University Dormitory Measures for Pandemic Prevention 12/10/21

National Taiwan University Dormitory Measures for Pandemic Prevention 12/10/21

 

  1. In accordance with: “Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Severe and Special Infectious Respiratory Diseases in College Campuses for the 2021 Academic Year” amended by the Ministry of Education on 11/1/21, “Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Severe and Special Infectious Respiratory Diseases on Student Dormitories in College Campuses for the 2021 Academic Year” announced by the Ministry of Education on 11/12/21, the press release by the CDC on 11/11/21, and the resolution by the University met on 11/16/21.
  2. Dormitory Personnel Control:
    1. Residents (including staff and visitors) that are in “home isolation”, “home quarantine”, “reinforced self-health management”, or “self-health management”, may not enter the dormitories.
    2. According to the following links (https://www.cdc.gov.tw/En/Bulletin/Detail/OOwZHFMJKdRtZHrZH9CbgA?typeid=158 ), people meeting the following conditions may or may not enter the dormitories during Chinese New Year (12/14/21 to 2/14/22):
      1. Residents entering Taiwan from abroad: May not enter campus and dormitory until after 14 days of quarantine and 7 days of self-health management. Students must undergo self-paid testing at a hospital 3 days before entering the dormitory; the University will dispatch personnel to contact such students with details.
      2. Same-residence family members of residents entering Taiwan from abroad who choose program A: Family members will not reside in the same residence as the student during quarantine, residents may enter the dormitory normally.
      3. Same-residence family members of residents entering Taiwan from abroad who choose program B: During the last 4 days of quarantine, the student will reside with family members. Do not enter the dormitory during this period.
      4. Same-residence family members of residents entering Taiwan from abroad who choose program C: During the last 7 days of quarantine, the student will reside with family members, during these 7 days the government has designated such family members to undergo “reinforced self-health management” for 7 days. After this period, the family members must also undergo an additional 7 days of “self-health management”. During these 14 days (7 days of reinforced self-health management + 7 days of self-health management), do no enter the dormitories.
  3. Dormitory Movement: Other than using the stairs, refrain from moving between buildings, floors, and rooms.
  4. Wear a Mask: Students should wear a face mask at all times in the dormitory’s public areas, except for eating, drinking, and washing. This rule is not enforced within the dormitory rooms, however sufficient ventilation should be supplied.
  5. Guidelines for Residents at Risk of Infection:
    1. Residents who encounter a fever (forehead at least 37.5°C, ear at least 38°C) or have coughing symptoms or other respiratory symptoms or other symptoms announced by the CDC, should report to the Resident Director immediately, report to the University’s epidemic prevention system (https://my.ntu.edu.tw/ntuwdc/), and seek medical attention.
    2. Students who test negative (regardless of quick test or PCR) that receive a “Self-health Management Notification”, or meet the requirements of the University’s Health Center for “Case Definition” (https://www.cdc.gov.tw/Category/MPage/np0wef4IjYh9hvbiW2BnoQ), should undergo self-health management for 14 days. You may head to cooperating hotels or return home (for local students), and return to the dormitory after the self-health management period.
    3. Those who do not receive testing after medical attention or do not receive a “Self-Health Management Notification” and do not meet the requirements of the University’s Health Center for “Case Definition”, may return to the dormitory. But if you still have a fever or have not waited 24 hours after the fever, you may not return to the dormitory. You may head to cooperating hotels or return home (for local students), and return to the dormitory after 24 hours of no fever without medicinal assistance.
  6. Residents that are Confirmed Cases, or Close Contacts: According to “National Taiwan University Procedure for On-Campus Student Confirmed-Cases”, confirmed cases or close contacts may not return to the dormitory during their self-health management period after hospitalization or quarantine. They may head to cooperating hotels or return home (local students), and may return to the dormitory after self-health management.
  7. The University will act in accordance with the epidemic status announced by the CDC, and cooperate with the policies of the Ministry of Education, and amend the epidemic-prevention guidelines in rolling-wave fashion.
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