Covid-19 is a new illness that is caused by a virus called coronavirus and can affect your lungs and airways.
The most common symptoms include a dry cough, tiredness and fever, but some patients may also experience a runny nose, sore throat, aches and pains or difficulty breathing.
For the latest information on coronavirus and its symptoms, https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public
Our sole focus is to help our students and employees protect themselves and others, and to support them in every way we can at this difficult time.
Mears Student Life has been and will continue to monitor the situation and follow the advice given by health professionals, NHS and local authorities
We will continue to work closely with our university partners in our locations to ensure our response to the situation is fully aligned and coordinated and that our students receive the very best help.
What action should I be taking?
What should I do if I have to/chose to self-isolate?
NHS advice says that if you have either a high temperature or a new, continuous cough, you should self-isolate for 14 days. You do not need to contact 111 and should not visit a GP surgery, hospital or pharmacy. If you are self-isolating, please follow the below advice in line with Public Health recommendations:
What if I’ve recently got back from holiday?
No matter where you have been, if you develop a high temperature or a new, continuous cough, you should self-isolate for seven days and follow the advice we’ve explained above under the subheading, ‘what should I do if I think I have coronavirus and have to self-isolate?’
Can I end my tenancy early?
If you’re living with us and would like to end your tenancy early, our standard cancellation policy applies.
Can I cancel my future booking?
If you wish to cancel outside of the 10-day cooling off period, our standard cancellation policy applies. For more information please visit our flexible options page.
Where can I find more information?
For more information about coronavirus, its symptoms, how to avoid catching it and what to do if you do have it, please visit NHS website