How serious is the coronavirus?
How likely are you to catch the virus?
How can you stop coronaviruses spreading?
If you need to cough or sneeze
You should wash hands with soap & water or hand sanitiser
Try not to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
Do not share items that come into contact with your mouth such as cups & bottles
If unwell do not share items such as bedding, dishes, pencils & towels
What should you do if you feel unwell?
Keep away from others and stay at home to stop the infection spreading. Avoid public transport if you think you have symptoms of coronavirus. If you become unwell at a place of education, tell a member of staff and let them know if you have travelled to any other countries in the last 14 days.
If your staff member or parent thinks you have symptoms of coronavirus, they should call NHS 111 for advice. Follow the UK Government advice for childcare or educational settings gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19. Parents can visit NHS.UK to find out more information. Teachers and support staff should follow the UK Government advice.
Staff, students and pupils who have returned from Wuhan and Hubei Province in China should self isolate, and NOT attend education or work for 14 days. See NHS.UK for advice on coronavirus.
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