Please be aware that there has been a reported cases of Whooping Cough at the College today. The student has not been at school since before the diagnosis and will not be at school until they get the all clear from their doctor. There is a possibility that the student was present at school whilst they were in the contagious stage of the illness.
The College requests that students with cold or flu-like symptoms and/or a persistent cough are encouraged to seek medical attention, limit contact with others and stay at home until symptoms have passed.
Information on Whooping Cough can be found at the VicHealth website:
Good general hygiene remains the best defence against infection and we encourage students to regularly wash their hands and cover their nose and mouth if sneezing and coughing.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter please contact the college on 60437500.