Communicable diseases policy

The University recognises that now or in the future, some communicable diseases may present a threat to the health of members of the University community including students and staff.

The following is the outline protocol for communication between the various offices within the University of Essex and the Essex Health Protection Team to ensure effective management of communicable disease incidents, or planning for potential threats, affecting the University of Essex.

The protocol covers planning for an outbreak, notification of events/incidents, communication with various parties and development of an emergency contacts list.