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How are schools in Tower Hamlets managing Covid-19?

On Tuesday 13 October, the Tower Hamlets council held a live question and answer session on how schools in the borough are managing Covid-19, and what families can do to protect themselves, others and the community.

Speaking were:

  • James Thomas, Corporate Director, Children and Culture, London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Dr Katie Cole, Associate Director, Public Health for Children and Families, London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Cllr Danny Hassell, Cabinet Member for Children and Schools, London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Topics included:

  • The situation in Tower Hamlets
  • How to spot symptoms of Covid-19 vs common cold and flu
  • How and when to self-isolate
  • How Covid-19 is spread
  • What measures are in place to manage the virus in our education settings
  • How schools are responding to confirmed cases of Covid-19
  • NHS Test and Trace
  • The Covid-19 Community Champion network
  • And, much more

Visit Safe at School for the latest advice and information. Watch a recording of the session online