17 March 2020 Kevin Elgood | P & C News | Community  

Homebush Boys High School P&C Meeting

Please note all P & C Meetings have been cancelled until further notice

Where: Staff Common Room, Homebush Boys High School

When: Tuesday 17th March, 2020, 6:30pm

All Welcome!

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17 March 2020 Kevin Elgood | News | Whole School   Coronavirus  

The best way to protect yourself from COVID-19 is the same way you would protect yourself from catching flu or other respiratory illnesses.

  1. Wash your hands
    • Clean your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based sanitiser with at least 60% alcohol.
    • Helpful hygiene heroes Piper and Hunter are here to teach you how to wash your hands
  2. Cough etiquette
    • Cover your sneeze or cough with your elbow or with a tissue (and dispose of it immediately). Avoid close contact with people who are ill. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  3. Stay home
    • if you are sick If your child is unwell with a respiratory illness they should remain at home until symptoms clear up.

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16 March 2020 Kevin Elgood | News | Coronavirus  

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee has met to consider the issue of school closures in relation to the community transmission of COVID-19. The Committee’s advice is that pre-emptive closures are not likely to be proportionate or effective as a public health intervention to prevent community transmission of COVID-19 at this time.

There is currently limited information on the contribution of children to transmission of COVID-19, with the WHO-China Joint Mission noted the primary role of household transmission and observed that children tended to be infected from adults.

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