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Please read the guidance below thoroughly for your information. For everyone’s wellbeing it is essential that parents are responsible and follow the advice given. We have highlighted below the actions that both parents and school should take in accordance with the guidance from Public Health England.
- Instruct your children how to wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water so that they are able to reliably do this independently. See attached guide https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/best-way-to-wash-your-hands/
- Ensure that your child washes their hands prior to arriving at school
- Remind your child to wash their hands after using the toilet and before eating any food
- Ensure that your child knows the importance of covering coughs or sneezes with a tissue, then throwing the tissue in a bin.
- If you or your child have travelled to Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand in the last 14 days ensure you are vigilant for the symptoms such as cough, fever or shortness of breath.
- If you or your child have travelled to Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand in the last 14 days and have symptoms such as cough, fever or shortness of breath (even if they are mild) do not come to school but stay at home and call NHS 111.
- If you or your child have been to Wuhan, Hubei province or mainland China in the last 14 days do not come to school but stay at home and call NHS 111
- Please also inform the Nursery via email if you have recently travelled to the restricted countries and have returned with symptoms when you inform the school of your child’s reason for absence
If you have returned from the areas specified below since February 19th, you should call NHS 111, stay indoors and avoid contact with other people even if you do not have symptoms:
- Specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy as designated by the Government of Italy
- Special care zones in South Korea as designated by the Government of the Republic of South Korea
- Hubei province (returned in the past 14 days)
If you have returned from the areas specified below since February 19th and develop symptoms, however mild, you should stay indoors at home and avoid contact with other people immediately and call NHS 111. You do not need to follow this advice if you have no symptoms.
- Northern Italy (defined by a line above, and not including, Pisa, Florence and Rimini),
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