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Terrington St Clement Community School

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Main Symptoms

Do not send your child to school if your child or any member of the household has any of the following symptoms:-

  • a new continuous cough and / or:- (this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • high temperature (over 37.8)
  • a loss of, or change in, normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)

This BBC Video may help you differentiate between a normal cold related cough and a 'continuous' cough (Please note this stated a self isolation period of 7 days but this has now been increased to 10 days for the person displaying symptoms).

Click here to link you to the NHS website about deciding whether your child has a temperature.