Wednesday, October 14th 2020
R.E. – Shepparton COVID Cases
Dear parents, carers and students,
I am writing about the situation in Shepparton after staff members at a local business tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19).
We would like to reassure you that no cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been detected on our school site and that our school remains open.
It is important we all continue to follow the health advice from the experts. Our school will continue to work closely with Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Department of Education and Training (DET) should any cases in our school community arise.
Please refer to the below information from DHHS and follow the instructions. For more information visit the DHHS website.
If you or anyone in your household visited the sites specified in the fact sheet from DHHS you are potential close contacts and should get tested, even if you don’t have any symptoms.
If you visited one of these sites, you are a close contact, you need to be tested and quarantine. We ask those also in your household quarantine with you.
Please call the GV Health hotline on 1800 313 070 between 8am and 8pm for further instructions.
I am aware that this is a time of heightened anxiety for us all. For more information regarding coronavirus and schools, please visit the DET website or call the DET coronavirus (COVID-19) hotline on 1800 338 663, available 8am to 6pm, seven days a week.
For school information in your language, call TIS National on 131 450. Please ask them to call the DET coronavirus (COVID-19) hotline on 1800 338 663 and they will help interpret.
For health advice in other languages visit www.dhhs.vic.gov.au.
I will continue to keep you informed.
Dougie Souter – Principal
Click here for the Shepparton Outbreak Definitions
The Department’s latest advice on can be found at www.education.vic.gov.au/coronavirus