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 updated 14/12/2020 to reflect change in Government guidance on close contact self-isolation period reducing from 14 days to 10 days

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:

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.

If you test positive then you need to notify the University’s Covid Response Team. You should also follow NHS guidance to continue to isolate, usually for at least 10 days, and anyone you live with should self-isolate for 10 days.

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.