This week the Federal Government announced it will extend the travel ban on foreign nationals who have recently been in mainland China for a further week from 15 February 2020 to protect Australians from the risk of coronavirus.
Restrictions remain in place for people who have recently returned to Australia from mainland China, with the following advice current across all public schools and preschools:
In the following scenarios you cannot attend school or an early childhood centre:
In the following scenarios your child can attend school or an early childhood centre:
More information on the current advice can be found at: www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-information-for-parents-of-school-aged-children-jia-chang-xu-zhi
The Department of Health has also issued the following advice in relation to preventing the spread of viruses:
If you have any questions about coronavirus disease, you are encouraged to contact the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.
We will let you know if the advice changes.
Ann Bliss - Director, Nazareth Catholic Community