There is understandable anxiety about the Coronavirus so I wanted to let all families know what has been put in place to make Wallarano as safe as possible.
You may be aware of the outbreak of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.
The Australian Government has advised that there is no cause for alarm with respect to the coronavirus and that the risk to the Australian public remains relatively low.
The Department of Education and Training has consulted with Victoria’s Chief Health Officer and Department of Health and Human Services to provide the following advice to parents, families and school communities.
In accordance with national public health guidelines and current information about the coronavirus from the Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer, it is not a requirement to exclude well children or staff from school if they have travelled to Wuhan, China, or any other areas where there have been reported cases, unless the following applies:
If you think your child or a family member may meet one of the above criteria, please contact the dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398. Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.
Please seek medical advice for any child who is:
As with the above advice, please call the dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398 to discuss further actions.
For up-to-date information, please see the Department of Health and Human Services website: Information for the public - novel coronavirus
© Wallarano Primary School