22nd March URGENT UPDATE PRIORITY CHILDCARE:
The Local Authority has asked us to circulate access to the following survey:
Please complete this survey if you are a frontline worker in the NHS or social care who will not have childcare available from next week.
Letters from school regarding Coronavirus
Where to find the latest information Updates on COVID-19
The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children's social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
Guidance for educational settings:
Latest Department for Education information / Education Information:
Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:
The importance of hygiene
Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19, especially washing hands more; and the catch it, bin it, kill it strategy for those with coughs and sneezes.
How to wash your hands properly
Wash your hands more often for 20 seconds with soap and hot water.
Watch this short NHS film for guidance:
Public Health England recommends that in addition to handwashing before eating, and after coughing and sneezing, everyone should also wash hands after using toilets and travelling on public transport.