At Skyline University College, the health, safety and welfare of our students, employees and stakeholders are of paramount importance. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have introduced enhanced cleaning procedures and protocols to ensure the safety and welfare of all stakeholders. We also work in line with the guidelines issued by the competent authorities and approved cleaning partners on an ongoing basis, so you can rest assured that our operational practices ensure an environment that is safe and secure.
Our teams are prepared, trained and ready to welcome back our students into our safe and inclusive environments.
Call for help, information and services related to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) through the following channels:
- Ministry of Health & Prevention at 800-11111
- Estijaba service at the operation center –Department of Health – Abu Dhabi at 800-1717
In addition, virtual help is available through:
COVID 19 – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
• Dry cough
Other symptoms that are less common and may affect some patients include:
• Loss of taste or smell,
• Nasal congestion,
• Conjunctivitis (also known as red eyes)
• Sore throat,
• Muscle or joint pain,
• Different types of skin rash,
• Nausea or vomiting,
• Chills or dizziness.
Symptoms of severe COVID‐19 disease include:
• Shortness of breath,
• Loss of appetite,
• Persistent pain or pressure in the chest,
• High temperature (above 38 °C).
Other less common symptoms are:
• Reduced consciousness (sometimes associated with seizures),
• Sleep disorders,
• More severe and rare neurological complications such as strokes, brain inflammation, delirium and nerve damage.
People of all ages who experience fever and/or cough associated with difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, chest pain or pressure, or loss of speech or movement should seek medical care immediately. If possible, call your health care provider, hotline or health facility first, so you can be directed to the right clinic.
The WHO is working with our the Global Technical Network for Clinical Management of COVID-19, researchers and patient groups around the world to design and carry out studies of patients beyond the initial acute course of illness to understand the proportion of patients who have long term effects, how long they persist, and why they occur. These studies will be used to develop further guidance for patient care.
• , call your health care provider or COVID-19 hotline for instructions and find out when and where to get a test,
• stay at home for 14 days away from others, and
• monitor your health.
If you have shortness of breath or pain or pressure in the chest, seek medical attention at a health facility immediately. Call your health care provider or hotline in advance for direction to the right health facility.
If you live in an area with malaria or dengue fever, seek medical care if you have a fever.
If local guidance recommends visiting a medical centre for testing, assessment or isolation, wear a medical mask while travelling to and from the facility and during medical care. Also keep at least a 1-metre distance from other people and avoid touching surfaces with your hands. This applies to both adults and children.
• Vaccines achieve their purpose by protecting individuals and communities.
• Vaccines are the best and most successful medical interventions.
• Achieving the goals of the national preventive programs for disease eradication and elimination, as it can be prevented with vaccines, based on global strategies and best practices .
• Vaccines aid hHealth system development and the quality of community life.
• Pain, swelling, redness, at the vaccination site.
• Fever, chills, headache, tiredness, nausea.
• Muscle pain, joint pain.
• Feeling unwell.
• Some people might develop other side effects such as signs of severe allergic reaction.
• Generally, the mild symptoms subside without treatment. If symptoms seem to get worse, seek advice from a healthcare provider to get the required treatment.
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