All group leaders visiting Beaudesert are reminded that they should check to see if anyone in their party has returned from any of the affected countries within the last 14 days prior to day of arrival.
Anyone who has visited any of the affected countries in category 1 within the last 14 days should NOT come to Beaudesert.
*There are general principles anyone can follow to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:
*washing your hands often – with soap and water, or use alcohol sanitiser if handwashing facilities are not available. This is particularly important after taking public transport
*covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throwing the tissue in a bin. See Catch it, Bin it, Kill it
*people who feel unwell should stay at home and should not attend work or any education or childcare setting
*pupils, students, staff and visitors should wash their hands:
*before leaving home
*on arrival at school
*after using the toilet
*after breaks and sporting activities
*before food preparation
*before eating any food, including snacks
*before leaving school
*use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available
*avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
*avoid close contact with people who are unwell
*clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
*if you are worried about your symptoms or those of a child or colleague, please call NHS 111. Do not go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment
see further information on the Public Health England Blog and the NHS UK website.