Monday, 16 July 2012
Department of Education Media Release
16 July 2012
General Manager, Learning Services South, Judy Travers, today stressed the importance of keeping children home from school to limit the spread of colds and flu that are common at this time of year.
“All parents and carers are advised to keep sick children home until their symptoms have gone.
“The levels of absenteeism in schools throughout the State this winter is not significantly different to levels experienced in previous winters.
“We will continue to work closely with schools to ensure that all steps are taken steps to minimise the spread of illness.”
Posted by Department of Education at 14:00