Payap University Announcement
Subject: Preventive Measures Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
There have been confirmed cases of COVID-19 (first identified in Wuhan, China, formerly 2019-nCOV, or 2019 Novel Coronavirus) in Thailand from both infected travelers and locals who have been in contact with infected individuals. Although the current number of confirmed cases in Thailand is still limited, Payap University nevertheless feels it prudent to provide its faculty, staff, and students with helpful guidelines in order to avoid possible exposure to COVID-19 and/or actions in the case of exposure.
1. All Payap University faculty, staff, and students should avoid or postpone trips to or transit through countries/territories which have a high number of confirmed cases of COVID-19.
2. Referring to number 1, if such trips are unavoidable, all Payap University personnel are encouraged to take steps to avoid exposure to COVID-19 by wearing a hygienic mask, washing your hands frequently, avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth, and avoiding crowded public places. Should anyone develop COVID-19 or flu-like symptoms, they are strongly encouraged to report to and request assistance from the Thai Embassy/ Consulate or your Embassy/Consulate in the country that you are physically present.
3. Payap University faculty, staff, and students who travel to or transit through countries/territories which have a high number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and...