Coronavirus update for parents

12th March 2020

Please see the new letter sent out today - Update 3 19.3.20
 
School Closed from Friday 20.3.20
 

Anyone living with someone with symptoms must isolate for 14 days.  Whole-household isolation rather than the 7 days for the one person showing symptoms.

 Anyone with a serious condition to be shielded for 12 weeks.

 The elderly and pregnant women to take particular care.

 And for everyone to socially isolate and avoid unnecessary travel.  – Everyone should avoid social contact and non-essential contact.


 

The symptoms are:

  • A high temperature (37.8 degrees and above)
  • A new, continuous cough

You do not need to call NHS 111 to stay at home. If your symptoms worsen during your stay at home period or are no better after 7 days contact NHS 111 online at 111.nhs.uk. If you have no internet access, you should call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999.

Current advice remains in place: no education or children’s social care setting should close in response to a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case unless advised to do so by Public Health England