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Managing Student Illness in Schools During COVID-19

Thursday, October 01, 2020

Managing student illness in schools during coronavirus
One of the most important things we can do is to stay at home when we are unwell, even when we have the mildest cold or flu-like symptoms. This is especially important for students continuing to attend on site and/or returning to onsite learning from Week 2.

This factsheet has been developed by Catholic Education to support parents/guardians with information about unwell students.

  • if your child is unwell, even with the mildest symptoms, they must stay home
  • if your child has any of the listed symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), however mild, they should be tested
  • your child must stay at home until they are symptom-free, even if their COVID-19 test is negative
  • children do not need a medical certificate before returning to school.

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