If you become a close contact／自分が濃厚接触者となった場合
- If you become a close contact／自分が濃厚接触者となった場合
3⃣ If you become a close contact refer to the flowchart 3
In the case of close contacts, the patient is required to stay at home for 7 days starting from the day after the last contact with the positive person.
(e.g., if the last contact was on January 1st, the patient must remain at home until January 8th.)
For one week after the end of the stay-at-home period, temperature and other health observations will be taken, and eating and drinking with others, part-time jobs, and club activities will be prohibited.
〇 Who is a close contact?What to do after you become close contact
1. Stay at home
2. Phone Call
Weekdays (9:00-17:00)： Iwate University Health Care Center （019-621-6550、019-621-6074）
Holidays and outside office hours (9:00-17:00): University's main guard house (019-621-6110)
*If you already have symptoms, see "If symptoms appear during the stay-at-home period"
3. Students: Report to the instructors in charge of your classes (via WebClass) that you have
been a close contact.
Faculty and staff: Report to your department that you have been a close contact.
4. Describe the behavior history and health condition from one week prior to when you were
asked to stay at home in "Movement history and physical condition report (students)
(faculty and staff)". You might be requested to submit it later.
(Fill in the history of your activities and contacts (eating and drinking with people, people you
spent a lot of time with, etc.) and your physical condition from one week prior to the day you
were instructed to stay home).
5. Avoid unnecessarily going out and minimize the number of times you go out shopping.
〇 If symptoms appear during the stay-at-home period
Please be sure to inform your doctor or medical institution that you are a "close contact" and
then go to see a doctor. After that, please contact the Iwate University Health Care Center.
Until your results are available, please contact Iwate University students, faculty and staff with
whom you had contact (eating, drinking, being together for a long time, etc.) starting from at
least 3 days before the onset of symptoms and ask them to stay home.
Also, please submit the "Movement history and physical condition report (students)
(faculty and staff)".
・Please set the file name as "Your Name".
・Please change "(at)" to "@" and send the e-mail address to "kenkou(at)iwate-u.ac.jp".
If you are diagnosed as "positive", please refer to the "Flowchart of what to do if you become a close contact" and take necessary procedures. Tell those who have been notified to stay at home that you have tested "positive" and that they should continue to stay at home.
If you are diagnosed as "negative", please stay at home for the requested period of time.
Tell those who have been notified to stay at home that you have tested "negative" and inform them that they are no longer required to stay at home.
Who is a close contact?
Persons who had contact with a positive person during the period of possible infection (from
the day of onset of illness or from 3 days before the date of testing in the case of asymptomatic
patients until hospitalization or hotel stay, etc.) and who meet the following conditions.
・Family members living together
・Persons who had contact with a positive person without taking necessary precautions
against infection (e.g., conversation, meals, karaoke, etc.)
・Those who had prolonged contact (including in cars, airplanes, studying or playing games
in apartments, etc. in apartments, etc.)
・Those who examined, nursed, or cared for a patient without proper infection protection
(e.g., wearing a mask).
・Those who may have come into direct contact with contaminants such as airway secretions
or body fluids of the patient.
The correspondence when a close contact has been infected with COVID-19
〇 What to do after the end of the stay at home period
If you have no symptoms, students/faculty/staff can come to school and go to work.
Students should report to their instructors (via WebClass) that their medical treatment has ended,
and faculty and staff should follow the procedures for excusing their absence.
Body temperature and other health conditions must be monitored, and eating and drinking with
others, part-time jobs, and club activities will be prohibited.
*Procedure for excusing their absence (faculty and staff)
Please follow the procedure described in the announcement "Handling with work hours regarding
COVID-19" by Office for Safety and Health Management in Garoon.
〇 If symptoms reappear after the stay at home period has ended
Please stay at home, inform the doctor or medical institution that you are a close contact person,
visit a medical institution, and then contact the Iwate University Health Care Center.