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Date: 2022/9/5

Updated Epidemic Prevention Measures Effective from September 5, 2022

  1. Individuals diagnosed or tested positive for COVID-19
    1. Please notify the epidemic prevention contact person of your unit/department and report to the “Reporting confirmed cases” system (https://my.ntu.edu.tw/ntuwdc/ConfirmedReport.aspx) of the NTU epidemic prevention website.
    2. Please take 7-day home isolation (1 person per room). After the expiration of the period, you can release from home isolation without taking a rapid test. Please maintain self-health management for the next 7 days.
    3. During the 7-day self-health management period, please abide by the “Self-Health Management Compliance Items and Notice” announced by the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Individuals can attend classes or enter an office, research room, and dormitory while maintaining self-health management.
  2. Individuals taking quarantine after returning to Taiwan
    1. Please notify the epidemic prevention contact person of your unit/department and report to the “Reporting system for personnel under quarantine” system (https://my.ntu.edu.tw/ntuwdc/reportingE.aspx) of the NTU epidemic prevention website.
    2. Please take 3-day home quarantine and take self-initiated preventive measures for the following four days.
    3. Please take 3-day home quarantine following the principle of “1 person per household” or stay at a quarantine hotel. Please don’t go outdoors during home quarantine.
    4. 4-day self-initiated prevention can be carried out at home following the principle of “1 person per room with independent bathroom facilities”. Please do not stay in hostels or hotels or enter dormitories on campus.
  3. Close contacts of confirmed cases
    1. Family members or roommates of confirmed cases
      1. Please notify the epidemic prevention contact person of your unit/department and report to the “Reporting system for health management on campus” system (https://my.ntu.edu.tw/ntuwdc/internalReport1.aspx) of the NTU epidemic prevention website.
      2. If you have completed 3 doses of COVID-19 vaccination, you can take 7-day self-initiated prevention or 3-day home isolation followed by 4-day self-initiated prevention.
      3. If you have not yet completed 3 doses of COVID-19 vaccination, you should take 3-day home isolation followed by 4-day self-initiated prevention.
      4. Please take 3-day home isolation following the principle of “1 person per room with independent bathroom facilities”. Please don’t go outdoors during home isolation.
    2. Individuals taking self-initiated responsive measures exposed to confirmed cases (having contact with confirmed cases within 2 meters at the same workplace, classroom, or event).
      1. Individuals exposed to confirmed cases for more than 15 minutes with either party having no mask on 2 days before testing positive will be provided with 1 rapid test kit. Individuals tested negative and with no symptoms can come back to the campus (with no 3-day epidemic prevention leave). Please seek medical attention as soon as possible if symptoms occur.
      2. Please notify the epidemic prevention contact person of your unit/department. The relevant information should be filled in by the epidemic prevention contact person in the epidemic report form of the confirmed person. There is no need to report it on the NTU epidemic prevention website.
  4. Individuals taking self-initiated prevention

    During the self-initiated prevention period, faculty, staff, and students are advised not to come to the campus. However, one can still come to the campus (no need to apply for the consent of your immediate supervisor) without attending classes or enter dormitories. The following regulations should also be complied with.

    1. Only come to the campus with no COVID-19 symptoms.
    2. Only come to the campus after testing negative on a rapid test within two days before returning to the campus (For instance, if you intend to come to the campus on 9/20, you need to be tested negative on a rapid test on either 9/19 or 9/20).
    3. Wear a mask at all times on campus and maintain social distancing. Masks can be taken off when dining and should be put back on immediately after meals.
    4. Do not dine at school restaurants, attend gatherings or lunch/dinner parties, go to crowded venues, or have contact with nonspecific persons.
    5. Non-urgent medical services or examinations should be postponed.
  5. Free rapid test kits are distributed on campus according to the following principles:
    1. NTU community members that are close contacts of confirmed cases on campus (family members or roommates): 3 test kits per person
    2. NTU community members that are taking self-initiated responsive measures of confirmed cases on campus, and being together with confirmed cases for more than 15 minutes with either party having no mask on two days before testing positive or confirmed with COVID-19: 1 test kit per person
    3. The distribution measures:
      1. Students in the dormitory having contact with confirmed cases on campus (including roommates in the same dormitory room and individuals taking self-initiated responsive measures who have been in the dormitory with confirmed cases for more than 15 minutes): please contact the dormitory counselor to pick up a rapid test kit.
      2. Other individuals having contact with confirmed cases on campus and taking self-initiated responsive measures:
        1. Faculty and staff of the NTU administrative units: please go to the top-level administrative units to pick up a rapid test kit.
        2. Faculty, staff and students of the NTU colleges/departments: Please go to your affiliated college/department to pick up a rapid test kit. If you have already received a rapid test kit from your dormitory counselor, please do not pick it up again.
      3. The recipients listed above should be consistent with the list of contacts on the epidemic report form of the confirmed person, and the ID of the recipient must be checked when receiving rapid test kits.
  6. About vaccination leave and epidemic prevention leave
    1. Application method: Please go to myNTU and access the “Student leave” system.
    2. Appling for vaccination leave:
      1. Students who feel unwell after being vaccinated can apply for vaccination leave. If you still feel unwell after the period for which you can apply for vaccination leave, you can apply for sick leave following the NTU student leave regulations.
      2. Days of leave: Up to 3 days (including the day of vaccination).
      3. Supporting document: COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card.
      4. Vaccination leave will not be included in the absence record.
    3. Appling for epidemic prevention leave:
      1. Students who are unable to attend classes due to necessary epidemic prevention measures such as "home care", "home quarantine", "home isolation", "self-initiated prevention", or other epidemic prevention related regulations may apply for epidemic prevention leave.
      2. Days of leave: Determined based on “Tracking and Management Mechanism for People under Infection Risk” announced by the Central Epidemic Command Center or the regulations announced by the NTU epidemic prevention team.
      3. Supporting documents: Relevant official notices or supporting documents issued by the government or notices from the University.
      4. Epidemic prevention leave will not be included in the absence record.
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    Updated Epidemic Prevention Measures Effective from September 5, 2022.

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