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COVID-19 - Priory updates 1st June1 June
General health advice
Individuals who need advice on personal circumstances, including those who are immunocompromised, should seek it from NHS 111 or the 111 online coronavirus service.
Hygiene : The likelihood of infection reduces with good hygiene practices. Please follow good hygiene practices and help enforce them with students.
Please see this helpful guide from the BBC : Coronavirus information – how to stay safe.
The DfE has also opened a helpline to support schools with their queries. The helpline is available for staff, parents and young people to contact :
Phone : 0800 046 8687
Email : DfE.firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening hours : 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
NHS Advice : Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms
Stay at home for 7 days if you have either :
- a high temperature
- a new, continuous cough
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at home.
Read the NHS advice about staying at home.
Student wellbeing support from Mind
Mind, our national charity for mental health and wellbeing, have produced a very timely and helpful webpage for students and young people. If you are a student and are feeling worried or anxious about the coronavirus and all the uncertainty this is placing on you, we'd encourage you to take a look through this page :