Week Ending Friday 14 February 2020

Coronavirus and what we should be aware of

Earlier in the week, an email was sent home to all parents reminding you of the Department for Education (DfE) advice regarding the Coronavirus and the recommendations for anyone returning from countries of concern and what to do should you feel that you may have the symptoms. 

On Thursday we received further advice from the DfE, updating their previous advice, and this is detailed below:

The government is monitoring Coronavirus and taking action at home and abroad. The risk to individuals remains low.

Advice to those who have travelled recently

Public Health England has changed the advice for individuals who have travelled recently as follows:

Travellers from Wuhan and Hubei Province

If you have travelled from Wuhan or Hubei Province to the UK in the last 14 days you should immediately:

  • stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as you would with the flu
  • call NHS 111 to inform them of your recent travel to the area

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