School Closure: Teaching and Resource Links (20.03.20)
Advice for parents who have requested childcare (23.03.20)
Where to find the latest information
This is the overall Government information page:
This is the NHS advice page:
Swindon Borough Council Information:
Updates on the status of all SBC services are found on this link.
Also, this new service Here for Swindon
Council measures to support residents and businesses during the Covid-19 outbreak, residents and businesses.
Department for Education Coronavirus helpline
The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:
Please note, we are currently experiencing high volumes of calls. We appreciate your patience at this time and apologise for any wait that you may experience. To ensure that we answer your calls as quickly as possible we have now extended our opening hours to cover weekends.
The most important thing individuals can do to protect themselves is to wash their hands more often, for at least 20 seconds, with soap and water. Public Health England recommends that in addition to handwashing before eating, and after coughing and sneezing, everyone should also wash hands after using toilets and travelling on public transport.
Watch this short NHS film for guidance:
Government Coronavirus action plan
The action plan can be found here: