COVID-19: SAFEGUARDING YOUR FAMILY AND THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY

With our buildings now reopen we need to work together to keep everybody safe, nurtured and learning. This letter contains information outlining the procedures that we will follow when responding to suspected cases of Covid-19 in our school. It also includes information on what you should do to help safeguard your family and the school community.

The guidance below is from the NHS Lothian website and outlines what precautions you should take if your child or young person feels unwell, with suspected Covid-19. Please keep this document somewhere safe so that it is easily accessible, should you need to refer to it.

The most common symptoms of Covid-19 are:

  • A new, continuous cough
  • A fever/high temperature
  • A change or loss in taste and or/ smell.

Read the full procedures in the letter (PDF)

In addition the NHS Lothian have issued a Good Practice Document (PDF)