COVID Case Year 8

13 January 2022 Categories Senior

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that we have received information about a confirmed case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Campion School in Year 8.

The last day the infected person was in school was Tuesday 11th January 2022. The infected person did not participate in PE on Tuesday (swimming or hockey). It should be noted that the infected person presented a negative self-test on Monday and Tuesday morning, as well as a negative self-test at home yesterday. However, they were confirmed positive this morning, Thursday 13th January. The person concerned will be in quarantine for at least 5 days.

The pupils associated with this case are all of Year 8.

Campion School enables the “close contact protocol” for the whole year group as classes are taught in mixed groups for different subjects.

Accordingly, if your child was in school on Tuesday they should:

If fully vaccinated or recovered If unvaccinated or partially vaccinated
School
In addition to showing a vaccination/recovery certificate,  your child will need to present the following certificates:

  • Friday 14th January = Self-test
  • Monday 17th January = Self-test
  • Tuesday 18th January = Self-test
 School
Your child will need to present the following certificates:

  • Friday 14th January = Rapid-test
  • Monday 17th January = Self-test
  • Tuesday 18th January = Rapid-test
Home
In addition to showing the above certificates to school, EODY recommend that your child takes a self-test on:

  • Sunday 16th January
Home
In addition to showing the above certificates to school, EODY recommend that your child takes a self-test on

  • Saturday 15th January
  • Sunday 16th January
The certificates will be checked by their form tutor.We strongly advise you to carry out the extended testing procedure as above.

Please keep us informed should your child test positive.

The school can provide the pupils with an official paper, in order for them to have the rapid tests for free in a public hospital or EODY testing area  (https://eody.gov.gr/komy-testing-eody/).

In case you will need self-tests, in addition to those the pharmacies are providing for free for the five days of testing please contact the school nurse.

Please note in accordance with EODY’s Guidelines and Gazette’s (FEK) Regulations, we fully expect your child to be in school, unless they have a positive test or are unwell.

Deep cleaning and disinfecting of the exposed locations at Campion have been completed, according to EODY’s and Ministry of Health and Education guidelines.

We would like to remind you the most common symptoms of Covid-19 infections are cough, fever and shortness of breath. Muscle aches, sore throat and fatigue are also common . Symptoms usually develop between 2-7 days after last exposure. Therefore, the advice from EODY and Campion is:

  • Monitoring your child for symptoms and performing temperature checks and Covid-19 tests as described above for 7 days.
  • Consult with your child’s physician for evaluation and need for additional testing if your child develops symptoms.

We ask everyone to continue to take the necessary precautions to remain healthy.

Due to medical privacy laws, we are unable to release the names of the infected individual with COVID-19. We will continue to communicate changes and updates with you.

Thank you for your cooperation as we work through unprecedented challenges.

Please contact the nurse if you need  further guidance regarding the expected testing protocols.

Mike Henderson                                                                              Konstantina Konstantopoulou
Headmaster                                                                                      School Nurse