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Coronavirus: latest information and advice

Government launches Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp

A new Coronavirus Whatsapp Information Service has been launched allowing people to get answers to the most common questions about coronavirus direct from government.

To use the free GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp, simply add 07860 064422 in your phone contacts and then message the word ‘hi’ in a WhatsApp message to get started.

Follow this link for further information:  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-launches-coronavirus-information-service-on-whatsapp

For latest information sent to parents/carers from school, please click on this link https://www.pks.coventry.sch.uk/news/?pid=36&nid=5&storyid=1573

UPDATED GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE:

Stay at home: guidance for households with possible coronavirus:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-people-with-confirmed-or-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK and protecting older people and vulnerable adults:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people/guidance-on-social-distancing-for-everyone-in-the-uk-and-protecting-older-people-and-vulnerable-adults

 

The DfE are continuing to keep schools updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

The DfE have launched a 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)

The following link can be used to obtain the latest updates from DfE and also contains additional information on travel: 

https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response