Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Update
The latest information and guidance from the government for educational settings is available below:
General hygiene advice
Wash your hands often - with soap and water, or use alcohol sanitiser if handwashing facilities are not available. This is particularly important after taking public transport.
Covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throwing the tissue in a bin. People who feel unwell should stay at home and should not attend work or any education or childcare setting.
Pupils, students, staff and visitors should wash their hands:
-before leaving home
-on arrival at school
-after using the toilet
-after breaks and sporting activities
-before food preparation
-before eating any food, including snacks
-before leaving school
Use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
Avoid close contact with people who are unwell
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
If you are worried about your symptoms or those of a child or colleague, please call NHS 111. Do not go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment.
More information is available here - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public