On Tuesday 27 July 2021, the South Australian Government announced that the state-wide lockdown would end at 12.01am on Wednesday 28 July. South Australia is currently under Level 3: Medium restrictions, with some additional requirements.
Points to note:
- Flinders University’s SA campuses have reopened.
- South Australian staff encouraged to return to work if safe and practical to do so.
- SA Health advises masks are mandatory in the following settings:
- high risk settings
- health care services
- passenger transport services
- public indoor places where face to face interactions occur
- SA Health strongly encourages masks while on any South Australian University campus including in office spaces.
- In essential group activities such as clinical skills and lab sessions, endeavour to maintain physical distancing of 1.5m from others and allow 1 person for every 2 square metres indoors.
- For other activities allow 1 person per 4 square metres, and again endeavour to stay 1.5 metres from others.
- If physical distancing cannot be observed, face masks are strongly encouraged.
- Campus is being cleaned daily, and more often in high traffic areas and hand sanitiser is available throughout campus.
Teaching and learning
- Online teaching will continue for the week of 26 July with the exception of clinical skills and labs.
- Workshops, seminars and tutorials will resume in person from 2 August where spacing allows.
- Lectures will remain online.
- Teaching spaces will be cleaned daily across all campuses, including main campus, Sturt, Flinders Medical Centre, Tonsley and Victoria Square.
- High traffic areas, College fronts and service points will be cleaned twice a day.
- Loop buses are thoroughly cleaned each day, with hand sanitiser and wipes available for use on the buses.
- General office spaces and toilets will continue to be cleaned as normal.
- Flinders University Sport & Fitness, Oasis and on-campus health services have reopened with appropriate restrictions in place.
- Avoid non-essential group activities. Non-essential visitors are discouraged.
- People are reminded to use QR codes on sites where they need to be used.
- Anyone eligible to be vaccinated is strongly urged to do so.
- Please follow scrupulous hand hygiene, and if feeling unwell get COVID tested and isolate immediately.
If you’re in the Northern Territory please check the latest local advice at the NT Health website.