COVID-19 (20/06/2020)

20 Jun COVID-19 (20/06/2020)

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has confirmed that a staff member at Springside Primary School has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear parents, carers and staff,

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has confirmed that a staff member at Springside Primary School has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

Following advice from DHHS and the Department of Education and Training, Springside Primary School will be closed from Monday 22 June for 24 hours initially.

This closure will allow time for the school and DHHS to undertake a full risk assessment and advise on cleaning requirements.

Close contacts of the staff member will be notified by DHHS and supported to ensure they understand what actions to take.

All students and staff are required to remain at home while contact tracing occurs.

We will inform you when this has been completed.

I understand this news will be concerning for many of you. I want to assure you we are strictly following the public health advice of DHHS to ensure the safety of all staff and students.

We wish the staff member a speedy recovery and look forward to welcoming them back to school once they’ve recovered.

School closure FAQs PDF Link

Yours sincerely,

Gabrielle Zorko
Principal
Springside Primary School