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Public Health Advice on Coronavirus – COVID-19

March 12, 2020

SENT ON BEHALF OF SIMON MARSHALL, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION SERVICES

Please see below for recently published guidance for schools and other educational settings in providing advice about the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19.

The Government and NHS are well prepared to deal with this virus.

You can help too. To protect yourself and others you should:

  • Wash your hands more often for 20 seconds
  • Use soap and water or hand sanitiser when you:
    • Get home or into work
    • Blow your nose, sneeze or cough
    • Eat or handle food

For all the latest information about Coronavirus please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus

The latest Public Health England advice for schools is here this includes posters which can be displayed in school settings: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

 

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

There is a 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)


You can read more information on what the school are doing by clicking on the PDF below:

  Information on Coronavirus.PDF

Contact

Link School Springwell Dene
Swindon Road, Springwell, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear  SR3 4EE

Tel: 0191 561 5777
Email: caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk

Link School Pallion
Waverley Terrace, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR4 6TA

Tel: 0191 561 4777
Email: anita.blakeman@schools.sunderland.gov.uk