Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for schools and early childhood centres, students and parents

This information sheet is also available in Simplified Chinese.

More information about coronavirus (COVID-19) — what it is, how it spreads, who is most at risk, and what you can do to help stop it spreading — can be found in our fact sheet, What you need to know.

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Publication date: 
1 February 2020
Last updated: 
17 February 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This information sheet includes:

  • can students or staff members attend schools and early childhood centres?
  • what does isolate in your home mean?

  • what if a student or staff member becomes sick while in isolation?
  • how can we help prevent the spread of coronavirus?
  • more information