Frequently Asked Questions

  • Fever (>100.4F or 38C)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of sense of smell or taste
  • WHO Video: Novel Coronavirus
  • Wash hands for 20 seconds frequently or use an alcohol-based rub if hands are not visibly dirty.
  • Antibacterial soap is not necessary. Even regular soap can work to mechanically wash the virus away and inactive it it.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Sneeze or cough into a flexed elbow, NOT into hands
  • Limit in-person interactions to very small groups
    • Try to stay 6 feet (2 meters) away from others
  • Limit frequency of in-person interactions
  • Limit duration of in-person interactions
  • Ensure food is fully cooked
  • When you cannot physically distance in public, wear a mask in public, especially if you have a cough or are sneezing frequently
  • WHO Thailand Video: Face Mask
  • WHO Video: How to correctly put on & take off masks
  • WHO Video: Basic Protective Measures Against New Coronavirus
  • If someone has shortness of breath, call 1669 or go to any hospital.
  • If you any other signs or symptoms, call the Department of Disease Control Hotline: 1422 and follow their instructions OR go to a hospital.
  • Anyone who suspects they may have COVID-19 should email nurse@gisthailand.org
  • Monitoring the situation on a global, regional, national and city level.
  • Requiring students to wear masks in the classroom
  • Physical distancing signage posted and reinforced
  • Ensuring everyone arriving on campus sanitizes their hands
  • Monitoring temperatures of everyone arriving on campus

Events are approved on a case by case basis.