Lidcombe PS to resume on-campus teaching Tuesday 8th September

Lidcombe Public School was non-operational for on-site learning, today Monday 7 September 2020, due to a student who tested positive to COVID-19.

NSW Health has advised us that following additional testing this case is negative, meaning this person is not infected with COVID-19.

The staff and students who were identified as close contacts will be contacted directly by NSW Health and released from isolation.

NSW Health acknowledges that the response may have adversely impacted you and your family. They would like to apologise for any inconvenience or distress this may have caused. We remind you that if you have been tested for COVID-19 and are currently awaiting a test result, please remain in isolation until you receive a negative result.

The school has been thoroughly cleaned and will resume on-campus teaching and learning tomorrow, Tuesday 8 September 2020.

The school will recommence normal operations tomorrow and be vigilant in implementing infection control procedures, including daily cleaning in accordance with normal protocols, the promotion of healthy hygiene habits and will continue to make hand sanitiser available for staff and students to use while at school.

The safety and wellbeing of our staff and students is of paramount importance to us at all times. As such we will continue to work closely with NSW Health to ensure that all necessary health advice is adhered to.

Further information on COVID-19 is available on the NSW Health website. If you have any education-related questions please contact 1300 338 679.

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