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Covid-19

Advice for students living in the accommodation, and those who develop symptoms or test positive for the virus.

The UK Government relaxed restrictions on 24 February, though you should continue to monitor the rules for change. The pandemic is not over and the risk of infection remains.

You should therefore continue to take precautions as appropriate for your situation and show respect and tolerance towards your flatmates and our staff.

Minimising Transmission of Coronavirus

It is very common for the Coronavirus to be transmitted between household members when one person is asymptomatic or becomes ill - but it is not inevitable. A few simple precautions can reduce or stop the virus moving from one person to another. Following these few steps will help to protect you and your housemates.

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Stay at Home Guidance

If you have symptoms or have tested positive for Covid-19, please follow the guidance for Lancaster University students on when to stay at home and the support available to you. The NHS website has information to help you with Covid-19, as well as other illnesses. Please also check gov.uk for the latest guidance for people with symptoms of a respiratory infection including Covid-19.

If you have been in close contact with someone who has Covid-19 please follow government advice.

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Delivery of food and essentials on campus

If you develop symptoms or test positive for Covid-19 we advise that you stay away from communal areas of campus, including Porters' Lodges and parcel rooms and campus outlets. You may arrange with your own College in writing for a friend who is not self-isolating to collect any parcels.

A number of our campus food outlets are offering a food delivery service to students, which you can find below.

If you live in University-managed catered accommodation, please email eat@lancaster.ac.uk with your student ID, isolation period, address, contact number and any allergies or dietary information. The Eat Team will then make the relevant units/people aware, who will then get in touch to arrange delivery of your meals.

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