Ysgol Mynydd Isa
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COVID-19 Frequently asked questions
What do I do if my child has symptoms of COVID-19 or tests positive?
Pupils, staff and family members/visitors should not attend school if they have any COVID-19 symptoms. If they become symptomatic they should take an LFT as soon as possible, and self-isolate until the outcome of the test, if the test is negative they can leave self-isolation.
Inform the school office that your child has symptoms and is getting a test. Report the positive result to the school office.
If anyone tests positive for COVID-19 they must self-isolate and not attend school. For further information on self-isolation, follow the link https://gov.wales/self-isolation
The three cardinal symptoms remain the same:
For further information on getting tested, follow the link https://gov.wales/get-tested-coronavirus-covid-19
What if my child becomes ill in school?
If anyone in school becomes unwell with a new and persistent cough or a high temperature, or has a loss of or change in their normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia), the school will continue to follow the arrangements we have in place and the individual must be sent home immediately and advised to follow guidance for households with possible or confirmed COVID-19 infection, i.e. the individual should begin to self-isolate and should arrange to have a COVID-19 Lateral flow test.
What will school be doing to reduce risk to pupils, staff and visitors?