To Kyushu University Students, Faculty & Staff:
The day before yesterday (January 25), the Japanese government designated 18 prefectures, including Fukuoka Prefecture, as "the priority measures to prevent the spread of the disease" areas. The period is from January 27 to February 20.
In response to this, Fukuoka Prefecture has decided to impose the same level of restrictions as those of "Fukuoka Corona Alert."
Kyushu University has tightened its activity restrictions based on the "Fukuoka Corona Alert" on January 24, and continues to implement infection prevention measures based on the current restrictions on or after January 27.
As the number of infected Kyushu University members continues to increase (1/1 - 1/26 Number of people infected on campus: 178), please pay special attention to the following points and make further efforts to prevent infections.
- Eating and Drinking Together
⇒Generally, no more than four people can be seated at the same table in a restaurant.
⇒Avoid using restaurants for long periods of time, no more than two hours.（This includes gatherings with meals at private homes, etc.）
- Travel & Going Out
⇒When going out, please wear a mask, including those who have been vaccinated, disinfect your hands, and take your temperature at the places you visit.
⇒Please refrain from unnecessary travel across prefectures, especially to and from areas where a state of emergency or the priority measures to prevent the spread of disease have been declared.
⇒If it is still necessary to travel, please undergo PCR or other tests to confirm that you are negative. Local governments are offering free COVID-19 PCR tests for asymptomatic people who are concerned about infection.
- Due to changes in the national and prefectural policies, the home self-isolation period for those in close contact will be shortened from 14 days to 10 days. In addition, the home self-isolation period can be shortened further depending on conditions. This has been reflected in the "Flow Chart on What to Do If You Have Cold-like Symptoms."
- Guidance for face coverings: the national and prefectural governments recommend the use of non-woven masks.
〔Regarding the latest Kyushu U Guidance Level〕
〔Free COVID-19 tests for asymptomatic individuals (Fukuoka Prefecture)〕*Japanese text only
【Issuing of the priority measures to prevent the spread of the disease (Fukuoka Prefecture)】*Japanese text only
*Students: Contact the Student Section of your school or faculty
First-year undergraduates should contact:
Academic Student Support Section, Student Support Division, Student Affairs Department.
Faculty and staff: Contact the general affairs section in your department
Contact List(Only available in Japanese)
※Flow Chart on What to Do If You Have Cold-like Symptoms
To be announced on the Kyushu U website when it is ready.
January 27, 2022
Kyushu University Novel Coronavirus Crisis Response Headquarters