Coronavirus Information (updated 20 March)

Date 
Friday, 20 March 2020 - 1:15pm

 

There is currently no identified risk to students or to teachers and school staff.

With this virus you cannot be infectious if you show no symptoms and you cannot get the virus from a contact of a contact of someone with the virus.

It continues to remain that the best thing to do is to practice good preventative measures, particularly good hygiene:

  • Washing hands with soap and water for 20 seconds before and after eating as well as after attending the toilet
  • Covering coughs and sneezes with clean tissues or with an elbow
  • Putting used tissues in the bin
  • Encouraging staff and students to stay home if they are unwell

 

Useful Links:

COVID-19 Official New Zealand Government Website (20 March 2020)

 

Letter to the Community 20th March 2020

Letter to the Community 16th March 2020

Support for parents – conversations with their children (Ministry of Education - 12 March 2020)

COVID-19 The Facts (Ministry of Education – 6 March 2020)

COVID-19 Information for parents (Auckland Regional Public Health Service – 04 March 2020)

Letter to the Community 4 Mar 2020 (English PDF)

Letter to the Community 4 Mar 2020 (Chinese PDF)