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Illness and Fever Guidelines
Posted 20/05/2020 08:17

Students should attend school if they fulfill the following requirements:

  • Have no Covid-19 symptoms such as muscle ache, loss of taste and smell, sore throat, cough etc.
  • Have a temperature of 37.5 C or lower.
  • Can take part in classroom activities without use of  temperature/symptom-reducing medicine.

Students should NOT attend school or will be sent home if they have any of the following:

  • Appear or complain of feeling unwell or show any kind of COVID-19 symptoms 
  • Have a temperature: Students with a temperature over 37.5 C will be sent home from school and should not return to school until they are fever free for at least 48 hours.
  • Parents are expected to pick their child up within 45mins once they have been contacted by the School Nurse. In the event a parent is unable to collect their child, the emergency contact will be contacted.
  • In the event of a student showing COVID-19 symptoms, it is strongly recommended that you follow the Health Ministry of Luxembourg recommendations and contact your doctor to arrange for testing.
  • Please inform the School Nurse if someone in your family is being tested for COVID-19.

Guidelines for Returning to School After Illness / Suspected COVID-19

  • In the event of suspected COVID-19 infection you should contact your doctor immediately to arrange for testing and do not come to school until you have the results.
  • In the event that the results are positive, you will need to follow the government guidelines in regards to quarantine and self-isolation. The student can only return to School once they have fulfilled the 14-day quarantine requirements and are symptom free for over 48 hours.
  • If a member of the family receives a positive result of a COVID-19 test, we ask that the family self-isolates and students do not come to school during this time.
  • In the event that the results for a family member are negative, students must be symptom and have a temperature of 37.5 C or lower for at least 48 hours or longer before returning to school.





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