RETURN TO SCHOOL

Students and staff should continue to conduct the tests at home and must report any positive test results to their school and the Department of Health. In Primary and Secondary schools, tests should be conducted twice weekly.

At CSC we encourage a Monday and Thursday morning test at home.

If staff or students receive a positive test result at any time, they must report this through the Department of Health system (step 1 below) or via the coronavirus hotline at 1800 675 398.

 

 

 

Students (or their parents) must also report a positive result to their school, either through the (step 2 below); this is so the school can support them, record that they will be absent while in 7-day isolation, and let the rest of the school community know there has been a positive case onsite and that they should monitor for symptoms.

 

Students and staff who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have completed their 7-day isolation period and are subsequently asymptomatic do not need to undertake surveillance testing for 30 days.