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Coronavirus Update

Please see UK Government website for latest updates:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

 

We are continuing to keep you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Public Health England advises that the risk to individuals in the UK remains low.

 

Advice for those who have travelled recently

Yesterday, the Chief Medical Advisor for England, Chris Whitty updated advice for travellers returning to the UK from specific areas affected by COVID-19, which you can find at:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

If you have returned from the following specific areas since 19th February, you should call NHS 111 and stay indoors and avoid contact with other people even if you do not have symptoms:

·         Iran

·         Specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy (see link to maps below)

·         Special care zones in South Korea (see link to maps below)

·         Hubei province (returned in the past 14 days – see link to maps below)

 

If you have returned from the following areas since 19 February and develop symptoms, however mild, you should stay indoors at home and avoid contact with other people immediately and call NHS 111:

·         Northern Italy (defined by a line above, and not including, Pisa, Florence and Rimini – see link to maps below)

·         Vietnam

·         Cambodia

·         Laos

·         Myanmar

 

If you have a cough, or fever or shortness of breath and have visited any of the following areas in the last 14 days, stay indoors and call NHS 111 informing them of your recent travel:

·         China, apart from Hubei province (see link to maps below)

·         Thailand

·         Japan

·         Republic of Korea, apart from special care zones (see link to maps below)

·         Hong Kong

·         Taiwan

·         Singapore

·         Malaysia

·         Macau

 

Advice on Coronavirus 25.2.2020

 

Please see the following advice for parents on the Coronavirus.  There is no reason your child should not attend school with cold symptoms.  If in doubt, please call 111 for advice.  The best advice for schools is to ensure children wash their hands thoroughly, use alcohol gel, be vigilant and encourage children to 'catch it, bin it'!

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas

 

Please see the poster attached and view this link for further information.

 

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/

 

 

 

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