Contingency Plans

The Polytechnic of Coimbra approved the Contingency Plan for COVID-19 on March 5th , and the Organic Units (schools, institutes, Social Action Services of the Polytechnic of Coimbra (SASIPC) – canteens, bars, clinic and residences -, Institute of Applied Research (i2A), gyms, Cultural Centre Penedo da Saudade) also activated their respective contingency plans.

The Contingency Plan aims at preventing and controlling infection by COVID-19, according to the guidelines of the Directorate General of Health (DGS); it defines the existing isolation areas and the conditions under which a person with signs or symptoms of COVID-19 will be placed in those areas; the procedures to be adopted in case of suspected infection by COVID-19; the teams that will perform continuous monitoring and follow-up, with a view to implementing the foreseen measures and ensuring adequate response to the resulting needs.

Refer to the contingency plans.