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Covid-19 Flowchart

Would you have kept your child off before Covid19? 
Do they have any of the following:
- A new continuous cough
- A temperature above 37.8 degrees Celsius
- A complete loss or change of smell or taste 
  • Keep your child off school and stay at home.
  • Speak to 119 or go to and arrange a Covid19 test.
  • Your child and your household must self-isolate until you have the test result.
Does your child have an underlying chronic medical condition such as cystic fibrosis? 
  • Speak to the specialist team about testing criteria, if you haven’t already seen or spoken to them.
  • Some may have received a letter informing you what indicators should instigate concern.

Children who are otherwise well with:

  • Runny noses
  • Sore throats without a fever
  • Mild colds

Can come to school as normal.