The letter from the Academy regarding Coronavirus can be found at the bottom of the page.
The following people are included in the Government’s list of those identified to be at increased risk:
- chronic (long-term) respiratory diseases, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or bronchitis
- chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
- chronic kidney disease
- chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis
- chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), a learning disability or cerebral palsy
- problems with your spleen – for example, sickle cell disease or if you have had your spleen removed
- a weakened immune system as the result of conditions such as HIV and AIDS, or medicines such as steroid tablets or chemotherapy
For further information on those at increased risk, click on the link below.
If your child falls into one of the above categories, they will need to stay at home until further information has been given by the Government. If they do not have symptoms of the Coronavirus they must stay at home however their brothers and sisters can still attend school as long as they are free of symptoms.
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