Update 17th September, Cornwall Council Education Bulletin
Throughout the pandemic the Public Health team at Cornwall Council have supported schools with suspected cases of COVID-19 with health advice and communications and we will continue to do so.
Following an update to guidance from the Department for Education for reporting a confirmed case of COVID-19, I wanted to write to you to confirm the processes in Cornwall
The new guidance, which was issued last evening, now asks for schools and early years settings to notify the Department for Education, if they get ONE confirmed case of COVID-19.
Therefore, the process for reporting is now:
Please see below for the documents sent to schools from Health Protection (sent via the Daily Education Bulletins, latest version sent 3rd November 2020) with guidance on how to manage suspected COVID-19 cases, including the PHE workflow and a summary page of what support is available from the LA.
Also below is a crib sheet detailing what to do in certain scenarios.