Katoomba High School will be non-operational on Friday 13 March
Katoomba High School will be non-operational on Friday 13 March after a member of the school community returned a positive test for COVID-19.
In accordance with NSW Health advice, staff and students at the school will self-isolate Friday and over the weekend while the contact tracing process is finalised.
The Department of Education will be working with NSW Health to reopen the school on Monday.
The school will keep parents informed during this time and the Department will keep its information channels updated, including the Schools Notification App, Facebook and website.
COVID-19 is typically mild in children. Self-isolation is a precaution to minimise its spread.
In line with NSW Health advice, anyone in close contact of an infected person is advised that if they develop symptoms of fever or respiratory illness, they should call ahead before seeing their doctor for assessment.
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