Temporary Closure of the Medical Centre for Decontamination

The University of Lagos Management wishes to inform members of the University community and the general public that the UNILAG Medical Centre will be temporarily closed for 14 days with effect from today Saturday, April 25, 2020.

The University has made this necessary decision in order to decontaminate the Centre following exposure to an outpatient who was seen at the Centre on Monday, April 20, 2020 and immediately referred for COVID-19 testing. The Medical Centre was notified of the results on Friday, April 24, 2020 and immediately sought the guidance of the COVID-19 response team and institutional infectious disease experts.

Members of the University community and the general public are hereby assured that the University of Lagos Medical Centre had already put in place control measures for infection prevention before and at the time of the suspected exposure.

Kindly note also, that the Centre is meticulously following the prescribed protocols and that these recommendations for temporary closure and decontamination are being followed as extra precautionary measures to assure the safety of the community.

For emergencies please call these lines 08093933356, 08033203609

Members of the University community are enjoined to keep observing precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is strongly advised that members of staff and the University community should stay at home, receive no visitors and stay safe.

Mrs. C. Taiwo Oloyede,
Principal Assistant Registrar,
Communication Unit,
Corporate Affairs Directorate,
Office of the Vice Chancellor,
University of Lagos.
Saturday, April 25, 2020

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