Novel coronavirus Information
As you may be aware there is currently a lot of information in the media regarding the outbreak of the Novel coronavirus. As a school we would like to help keep you updated. The Education Department is following the guidelines from the Department of Health. It is a virus which can be transmitted to humans and animals, and symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue and shortness of breath.
The current recommendations are:
Anyone, adult or child, who has visited the Hubei Province in China, Mainland China and Hong Kong must remain isolated in their home (no school, public places, daycare) for 14 days after leaving the area. Please notify your school if you are keeping your child at home for this time period.
Preventing the spread:
- Wash hands often with soap and water before and after eating as well as after using the toilet
- Staying home when unwell
- Coughing and sneezing into your elbow, carefully discarding of used tissues, avoiding spitting.
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