11/03/2020 - Permalink

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – update Wed 11 Mar 2pm re local education settings

Related topics: Children's services / Coronavirus / Health / Partner organisations

We are aware that schools and early year providers are receiving a number of enquiries regarding a suspected case of a child in an early years setting. As of 2pm today (Wednesday 11 March 2020) we have no confirmed cases in any education settings.

We asking people to continue to follow the Public Health England and NHS advice. Please visit nhs.co.uk/coronavirus

The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: phone 0800 046 8687, email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk – opening hours: 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday