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Coronavirus - Key Sources of Information

Please see below key sources of information regarding the Corona Virus

Coronavirus - what you need to know

https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2020-06-09/debates/1FB411B2-E5C6-4E6B-A9F2-1DDBF5F5E8B1/EducationSettingsWiderOpening Announcement from Secretary of State re wider opening of primary schools - 9th June 

Dfe Advice on schools preparing to open from June 1st

Richmond Achieving for Children - covid-19 information

Richmond Council Information link

Advice for Parents on taking children to A & E

Action for schools during the outbreak

Tuesday 17th March 2020

Updated guidance from the Department for Education and Public Health England for education settings on COVID-19 below:

  • Staff and children as well as all members of the household should stay at home for 14 days if they are unwell with a new, continuous cough or a high temperature to avoid spreading infection to others. Otherwise they should attend education or work as normal
  • If staff or children become unwell on site with a new, continuous cough or a high temperature they will be sent home;

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19#contents


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Updated 16th March - see below link for published Government stay at home guidance;

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-people-with-confirmed-or-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

Newsround links to use with children;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51467978              

  https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51698180 

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https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-action-plan

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51734855

Guidance for educational settings

Information for the public

Contact Public Health England South London HPT on 0344 326 2052

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education.  Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows;

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)


The importance of hygiene

Personal hygiene is the most important way to tackle COVID-19. Please help us in sharing simple and effective hand hygiene messages.

Public Health England has a dedicated webpage with a range of posters and digital materials at:

https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/101-coronavirus-/resources

Sign up is quick, free and means you will be alerted as more resources are made available.