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vinoandbrie · 07/03/2020 15:40
No, mine will be in school as usual. Only three weeks until Easter holidays, so very much hoping that school will get through until then!
I have however been given the go-ahead to work from home, which I’ll be doing to avoid going into the office and being on public transport.
TeddyIsaHe · 07/03/2020 15:41
Is your dh self-isolating then? Or will you both be going out and about? Because it’s pointless keeping the kids off unless you’re all isolating. And this is just the beginning, it’s going to be months before it peaks. Are you really all going to stay off work/school that long?!
VadenuRewetje · 07/03/2020 15:44
your DH would only be protected by your DC being kept home from school if you also isolated your children from interacting with other children for the next 18 months. that would be abusive and damaging. teach your child reasonable hygiene and stop panicking. you are more likely to win the lottery than you are to die of Covid19.
Dacaday · 07/03/2020 15:47
This virus could be around for years, most definitely months, just how long would you be planning to take your DC out of education? Most of us have someone in our families in the higher risk groups so unless everyone plans on living as hermits for years on end good hygiene is the only way to reduce your risks. And even if your DC did pickup the virus from school doesn't mean everyone in the household will succumb. My dc have brought norovirus home on several occasions, I've never got it, likewise I've had flu and managed not to spread it to anyone else in the household. Like I said, good hygiene and thorough cleaning of the home if someone is infected is all you can do.
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