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Updated advice Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

05 Mar 2020

Please note below the latest update from the Department on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 5 March 2020.


‘Consistent with current guidelines, children, students and staff who are unwell with respiratory illness should remain at home until symptoms resolve. In accordance with our current practice if any student becomes unwell, our infection control guidelines will be implemented and the Department will follow the advice provided by the NSW Ministry of Health as appropriate.’


‘Current advice from the NSW Government for parents and affected staff is:

·        Any student or staff member who has left, or transited through mainland China since 1 February, Iran since 1 March or the Republic of Korea (South Korea) since 5 March, is excluded from child care services, school or work for 14 days from the date they left mainland China, Iran or the Republic of Korea (South Korea).

·        Any confirmed case of COVID-19 will be excluded until they are medically cleared to return.

·        Close contacts of a confirmed case of COVID-19 will be excluded for 14 days since last contact with the confirmed case.’


Please make sure you stay accurately informed by visiting the NSW Department of Health and Department of Education websites for regular updates.