We have put together some information regarding COVID-19.
Please do take time to read it and keep yourself up to date with the current situation.
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The DfE have 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.email@example.com Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday) Information about the virus A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City, China in January 2020.
The incubation period of COVID-19 is between 2 and 14 days. This means that if a person remains well 14 days after contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus, it is unlikely that they have been infected.
The following symptoms may develop in the 14 days after exposure to someone who has COVID-19 infection: coughdifficulty in breathingfever Generally, these infections can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease. There is no evidence that children are more affected than other age groups – very few cases have been reported in children.
Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19, especially washing hands more; and the catch it, bin it, kill it strategy for those with coughs and sneezes.
Ainderby Steeple C of E Primary School is a member of the Dales Academies Trust. Dales Academies Trust is an exempt charity regulated
by the Secretary of State for Education. It is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales, company number 08372064,
whose registered office is at Blair Avenue, Ingleby Barwick, Stockton On Tees, TS17 5BL, tel: 03301 242618