Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for parents and carers
Face coverings on home to School transport
In light of the continued and rising increase in community transmission and COVID-19 infection rates, Worcestershire County Council with advice from Public Health have decided to make the wearing of face coverings mandatory on Home to School Transport from Tuesday 6 October 2020
To find out more please visit Worcestershire County Council’s School travel pages Worcestershire County Council school and college travel.
Face coverings on school run
Parents and carers are being advised to wear face coverings when dropping off and collecting children from school. The new advice from Public Health follows recommends that face coverings should be worn where it is physically difficult for parents to follow 2 metre social distancing rules. This extra measure is being introduced to keep the whole school community safe, especially those who are most vulnerable.
To find out more please read our media statement on face coverings outside schools
Advice, guidance and support
Health and wellbeing
Educational resources and things to do at home
COVID-19, Domestic Abuse and Your Community
You might be worried about yourself or a friend/relative’s wellbeing whilst we are being asked to stay at home as part of the COVID-19 emergency measures. If so, help is available:
SafeLives ending domestic abuse # you are not alone
Safe Lives have all the domestic abuse resources in a one stop link:
Website: SafeLives ending domestic abuse - Domestic abuse and COVID-19 (opens in a new window)
Free phone 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247
Men’s Advice Line on 0808 801 0327 (Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm)
In an emergency always dial 999
For more information about this service and further domestic abuse related information and services please visit the Worcestershire County Council Domestic abuse website.