COVID CASE UPDATE
Since our update yesterday, the College has been notified of six further cases of COVID-19, one in Year 5 (5B), two in Year 9 (both in 9D), two in Year 10 (one in 10B and one in 10C) and one in Year 12 (12C). Please note that not all of these cases were at school during their infectious period. Parents of identified close contacts have been notified.
This brings our total current confirmed cases for this week (since last Friday) to:
Pre-Primary – 1
Year 2 – 1
Year 4 – 2
Year 5 – 2
Year 7 – 1
Year 9 – 13
Year 10 – 3
Year 11 – 2
Year 12 – 1
The College, through direction from the Department of Health and AISWA, will continue learning as normal this week. College activities may adjust subject to instructions from the Department of Health and AISWA and may change in response to increased community spread.
COVID REMINDERS AND RESOURCES
Information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations for children aged 5-11 has been released to schools today via WA Health, please click here for some general information, here for some helpful vaccination resources and here for information on clinic locations.
For more COVID resources and reminders, please see the COVID-19 Resources page on the College website.
Reporting a Positive Student Test Result: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Reporting a Student as a Close Contact: email email@example.com
Advice for all families and staff:
- The school remains open.
- The College will continue our enhanced cleaning regime.
- As for everyone in Western Australia, we ask that you monitor your student/yourself for symptoms of COVID-19 and get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result, if symptoms develop.
- Please note that the Omicron strain can present with less typical symptoms such as diarrhea, particularly in children.
- If you have queries or concerns, please contact WA Health on 1300 316 555
Rob Gratton and Matt Dusci
Principals – Mandurah Baptist College