CU News

COVID-19 Code of Conduct for Returning to CU Campus

After the number of COVID-19 infections declined in May and June 2020, the university has reopened the campus in two phases.  The first phase was from 4-21 June 2020 and the second phase was implemented on 22 June 2020.

All staff and faculty members returning to campus must strictly follow the following COVID-19 guidelines to prevent the circulation of the virus and to comply with the government’s new normal measures.

  1. Staff or faculty members coming back to campus who are at high risk of contraction or at high risk of experiencing severe symptoms if infected with COVID-19 must complete the online COVID-19 screening process from Chulalongkorn Health Service Center and present a medical certificate for clearance.
  2. Check your health daily.  Anyone with signs of illness or flu-like symptoms, such as a fever, cough, fatigue, runny nose, sore throat, or diarrhea, must see a doctor immediately, along with inform about the illness to the work department.
  3. Protect yourself during your commute to the University.  The best alternative for travel is by foot, bicycle or private car. F or those who need to travel by public transportation – avoid making conversations during the ride, maintain a distance of 1-2 meters, and avoid contact with frequently touched points.
  4. Avoid crowded places.  Plan your office hours, lunch breaks, and restroom breaks to maintain a safe distance from your colleagues.
  5. Maintain a clean hygiene and always wash your hands before eating, before and after using the restroom, and after touching the trash bin or frequent touchpoints.  Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds or use a minimum of 70% alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
  6. Frequently clean around the work area, such as the doorknobs, walkways, table, chairs, and other office equipment.
  7. Avoid face-to-face group activities, and join the virtual activities instead.
  8. Always wear face masks.  Use only standard surgical face masks, fabric face masks, or face masks with high protection.  Properly throw away face masks by putting them in a plastic bag and closing tightly before disposing in the trash.

The sense of kinship and warmth found in the Chula community is priceless and a treasure worth keeping.

Prof. Dr. Pornanong Aramwit Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University