26th November 2020
Dear Parent or Carer
Re:Information regarding a confirmed case of coronavirus connected to St Joseph’s RC Primary School
NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect has informed us of a confirmed case of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) associated with Reception Class. As a precautionary measure, Reception children are self-isolating for 14 days.
St Joseph’s RC Primary remains open. It is working closely with Public Health Wales, the Local Authority and NHS Wales Test, Trace and Protect to ensure that all the appropriate measures are in place to protect students, staff and the wider community. This letter is to inform you of the current situation and to provide advice on how to support your child.
All close contacts of the case have been identified and have received appropriate advice to self-isolate. Your child has not been identified as a close contact and therefore does not need to self-isolate and does not require testing for COVID-19. They can continue to attend St Joseph’s Primary School as usual.
However, as a precaution, please be alert for any symptoms of COVID-19:
If your child develops any of these symptoms, even if they are mild:
To reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading, there are things that everyone in your family can do to help:-
Further information on symptoms and self-isolation can be found here https://gov.wales/symptoms-and-self-isolation-contact-tracing. Further formation on Test, Trace, Protect can be found here https://gov.wales/test-trace-protect-coronavirus . For general information on COVID-19 https://gov.wales/protect-yourself-others-coronavirus
The COVID-19 online symptom checker can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do https://gov.wales/check-if-you-need-coronavirus-medical-help
Mrs A Riordan