Keeping Your Child Safe Back in School

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Vaccinate or test

The infection was spread to the students with an attack rate of 80% (i.e. eight out of 10 were infected) in the two rows seated closest to the teacher’s desk and 28% (four out of 14) in the three back rows.

Mask mandates

Hand sanitisation facilities

Children have to understand why hand sanitisation is necessary, e.g. “clean hands stop the spread of infections”.

Ventilated classrooms

Reducing indoor numbers

This approach, when combined with face masks, has been shown to reduce viral spread in university campuses.

Testing schoolchildren

Sick children

The child should not attend school until (s)he has fully recovered.

Childcare centres

Takeaways

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