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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 19.03.20

Working together to safeguard children

A reminder to parents, children & young people where they can get help and support during School Closure.  

Access and  Response Team – 01454 86 6000 (during working hours)

Emergency duty team – 01454 615165 (out of hours)

Police – 101 for non-urgent issues & 999 if urgent and an immediate response is needed

Domestic Abuse Concerns - Next Link South Glos domestic abuse telephone help lines are open 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday and
9:30am – 1:00pm on Saturday 0800 4700 280

Mental health support - CAMHS (if young person is currently under CAMHS) – 01454 862431 or if you are concerned that you are not able to keep your child safe or they are not able to keep themselves safe then take them to the Accident & Emergency department at Bristol Children’s hospital or call for an ambulance.

Food banks links for families living in South Glos

https://oneyou.southglos.gov.uk/eat-well/food-poverty-support/

Food banks links for families living in Bristol

https://www.trusselltrust.org/

https://eastbristol.foodbank.org.uk/get-help/how-to-get-help/

Parents worried about exploitation - https://paceuk.info/ or for confidential help and advice, call Pace on 0113 240 5226

CHILDLINE – 0800 1111 or visit their website www.childline.org.uk

Samaratins – 116 123

Mental health apps approved by NHS - https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/

 

The attached letter was sent to all parents and carers on the 13.3.20. It outlines the updated government guidance regarding COVID-19. 

The main messages from the updated guidelines are as follows;

  • If you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, do not leave your home for 7 days from when your symptoms started. This action will help protect others in your community while you are infectious
  • You do not need to call NHS 111 to go into self-isolation. If your symptoms worsen during home isolation or are no better after 7 days, contact NHS 111 online. If you have no Internet access, call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999

The symptoms of COID-19 include;

  • new continuous cough and/or
  • high temperature

Where to find the latest information

Updates on COVID-19:

·         https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Guidance for educational settings:

·         https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:

·         https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19