For the safety of our community we request an immediate written notification of ALL students with a fever of 38/100.4 degrees or greater and experiencing mild to severe respiratory illness with coughing, sneezing and shortness of breath. Showing these symptoms on returning from a foreign destination/ or have been in close contact with a confirmed case of coronavirus in the last 14 days please ask for official/medical assistance. We also ask the parents to share their travel plans in writing.
How can we help prevent the spread of coronavirus?
Practising good hand hygiene and sneeze/cough hygiene is the best defence against most viruses:
While coronavirus is of concern, it is important to remember that most people displaying symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat or tiredness are likely suffering with a cold or other respiratory illness—not coronavirus.
For the latest advice, information and resources, go to https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/guidance-for-schools.html
Thursday, 5 March 2020