MESSAGE TO FAMILIES – 16 November 2020

 

Dear Families

This morning, the Northern Territory Chief Health Officer declared South Australia a hotspot, effective immediately. Refer to Northern Territory Government Coronavirus website for the latest updates – https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/travel/quarantine/hotspots-covid-19

The advice issued by NT Health following the announcement is below, and affects students and staff currently in South Australia, those planning to travel there, as well as those who have returned from there in the last 14 days.

Please note that anyone who is returning from South Australia will be required to undertake mandatory quarantine. Individuals who arrive from South Australia on Monday 16 or Tuesday 17 November will not be required to pay the $2500 mandatory quarantine cost.

The advice from the NT Department of Health is below:

If you have or your child has travelled to South Australia in the last 14 days, the above advice needs to be followed.

Please note that no further action needs to be taken by schools at this stage. If further action does need to be taken, this will be communicated by the Northern Territory Chief Health Officer.

 

This is a timely reminder to ensure that we continue to be vigilant in practising good health and hygiene processes.