Worcestershire Public Health, the County Council and Worcestershire Children First recommend that all schools, colleges and early years providers should report positive cases for both staff and pupils locally in the first instance through the Worcestershire County Council Local Outbreak Response Team (LORT).
The team are available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and on Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4pm:
- telephone: 01905 845491
Outside of these hours Public Health can be contacted on 01384 679 031.
Notify Public Health
If you are an education or early years setting with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case or outbreak, please let Worcestershire County Council Public Health Local Outbreak Response Team (LORT) know by completing the checklist available on the Children's Services Portal and emailing this to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following procedures contain guidance on the management of suspected cases, management of confirmed cases and arrangements for management of a possible outbreak.
Download: Suspected Cases - Flowchart (PDF)
Download: Confirmed Cases - Flowchart (PDF)