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COVID-19 PRECAUTIONARY GUIDELINES

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONARY GUIDELINES FOR STUDENTS

On October 18th, Newgiza University will be welcoming students to its premises as part of the new hybrid system for the academic year 2020-2021. NGU is focused on making a safe campus experience for every student. In the below lines, some guidelines will be addressed to ensure that the campus is following the instructions of the Ministry of Health as well as The World Health Organization regarding the spread of COVID -19 pandemic.

Entrance to Campus
All students will be required to get into campus from the passage between building A and B. Your temperature will be checked, and if your temperature is normal, you will be admitted to your class. All students must keep physical distance while being on campus.

COVID-19 Prevention Protocol
If a student is found to have a temperature above 37 or presents has a health problem while being on campus, he/she will be dismissed immediately. If the student is later diagnosed with COVID 19, the student must immediately inform his/her School. The student can only return to campus upon the instructions of a doctor after spending a 14-day quarantine. The student must provide a medical report/PCR test, essential COVID-19 analysis pack in order to be admitted to campus. The designated school will be responsible for receiving the note.

Ensuring Hygiene
NGU provides a safe environment for all students. Students must wear face masks in all shared environments on campus. Students must wash their hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after blowing the nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, students should use an alcohol-based (at least 70%) hand sanitizer. Students must avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. A student who has flu-like symptoms must self-isolate to limit exposure to others. Individuals should avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Buses
-Face masks must always be worn during bus rides in accordance with the Government of Egypt announcements requiring all individuals utilizing public or private transportation to cover their face over the nose and mouth during rides.
-Capacity within the bus will be reduced to half to respect physical distance.
-Buses will be cleaned and disinfected after each trip.

Food Outlets
-Face masks must always be worn in food outlets.
-Physical distance must be kept in front of the cashier and food pick up points.
-Tables and chairs must respect physical distance.
-Workers in the food outlet will be wearing gloves and masks all the time.
-Students are encouraged to use outdoor spaces.

Classrooms/Buildings
-Capacities in classrooms will be controlled by reducing the number of students coming to campus. NGU will embrace the hybrid system, which is a mix between online teaching and physical attendance.
-Physical distance will be respected in the distribution of desks and chairs.
-NGU premises will be regularly aired and good mechanical ventilation will be ensured.
-NGU premises will be regularly cleaned. All common-use surfaces (e.g., door handles, tabletops, chair armrests and support surfaces, toilet surfaces, water taps, touch-screen devices) will be regularly cleaned using disinfectants.
-You are always encouraged to use the stairs instead of elevators.