What to do if you have symptoms or a confirmed case of Covid-19, or you have been asked to self-isolate

We all have a part to play in keeping our communities safe and helping to control the spread of Covid-19.

What to do: students 

Page last updated 17/01/2022 to reflect change in Government guidance on self-isolation

If you have symptoms of Covid-19 then you should:

If you test positive for Covid-19 then you should:

If you have had contact with another person who may have Covid-19, or you have been asked to self-isolate, you should:

From 17 January, self-isolation rules have changed. Check the national guidance for full details.

What to do: staff

If you have symptoms of Covid-19 then you should get a free NHS test. Until you have the test results, you and anybody who you live with must self-isolate (unless they are not required to self-isolate – check above if this applies to them.)

If you test positive then you need to notify the University’s Covid Response Team. You should also follow the government guidance on self-isolation.

If you test negative, you should follow NHS advice after receiving your test result.

Our Covid Response Team is available 9am-5pm Monday - Friday, and can be contacted via covid.response@keele.ac.uk or 01782 738999.