We are continuing to receive regular updates from the Ministry of Education who are taking advice from the Ministry of Health. We have been informed that the likelihood of a widespread outbreak is low-moderate. We will also be guided by our policies which are on schoodocs and can be accessed by clicking here. The password and username is kapanui for both. In the search bar type pandemic.
Preventing the risk- Everybody should follow the following basic principles to reduce the risk of getting an acute respiratory infection or passing it on to others:
regularly washing hands (for at least 20 seconds with warm water and soap and dry thoroughly)
covering your mouth and nose when you sneeze
staying home if you are sick avoiding close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms
if you feel unwell you should avoid public gatherings and events
cleaning surfaces regularly (when infection is suspected). You can read more information by clicking here