Remember that if you are unwell with a temperature, cough or cold and flu symptoms, it’s important that you stay at home and practice social distancing.
Parents are encouraged to keep children home from school.
While schools in NSW are open, the NSW government has encouraged parents to keep their children at home and access their school’s learning from home program.
You can check if your individual school has been impacted here:
The dates of the upcoming school holidays are unchanged.
For more information, you can visit the NSW Department of Education website here: https://education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/school-safety/novel-coronavirus.html#Advice1
If you go to a private or independent school, they can make their own decisions about whether your school can stay open or not. We recommend that you contact your school directly and ask if they are open.
If you’re feeling stressed or worried about what is happening you can contact:
See the Australian Government recommendations here: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert
See the headspace factsheet on coronavirus here: https://headspace.org.au/young-people/how-to-cope-with-stress-related-to-covid-19/
See Reach Out’s tips for taking care of yourself here: https://au.reachout.com/articles/10-ways-to-take-care-of-yourself-during-coronavirus
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