P2P : COVID-19 NEWSLETTER – CONTINUITY ADVICE – 14 Mar 20
Without wishing to cause undue over-reaction, we need to ensure that everyone in P2P is up to date with the latest information regarding the Coronavirus and how this might affect you coming in for classes and taking exams. For all the latest breaking news on COVID-19 visit the government website link here:
UK Government Advice Updates
The UK Government's Chief Medical Advisor advised yesterday that even people with ‘minor signs’ of respiratory tract infections will be told to self-isolate. This change could happen in the next 10 to 14 days. This will have a significant impact on those reliable people who, at the first signs of a cold, would normally come into work, armed with paracetamol and determined to carry on with their studies. If you develop these symptoms, stay at home and self-isolate for the prescribed period. Self-isolation also applies to anyone who has been in contact with a third party who may be a carrier or has symptoms. If self-isolating, let P2P staff know immediately. To cater for a very fluid and fast-moving situation, P2P has been considering contingency (Business Continuity) plans as follows:
Consider your home working options to self-study if you decide to self-isolate and let your instructors know so that you can be included in the lectures utilising the “Zoom” meeting option on the internet. You will be invited to join the lecture by an email link.
To summarise, the interim general guidance for all in relation to health and safety is: