The Federal Government has updated its advice on coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Restrictions are in place for people who have recently returned to Australia from Iran or mainland China, with the following advice issued to staff and parents about attendance at schools and early childhood facilities.
In the following scenarios you cannot attend school or an early childhood centre:
At this stage, the Federal Government advises that travellers from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Italy and Cambodia who have not been to mainland China or Iran are not required to self-isolate unless they are unwell, in which case they should seek medical assistance.
Practising good hygiene
Everyone can protect against infections by practising good hygiene. Encourage all children and staff to:
Resources and posters are available from SA Health.
Parents seeking more information should be encouraged to call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 or visit: www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-schools-and-early-childhood-centres