COVID-19 symptoms and what to do
COVID-19 symptoms can include:
The symptoms are very similar to symptoms of other illnesses, such as colds and flu.
Most people feel better within a few days or weeks of their first COVID-19 symptoms and make a full recovery within 12 weeks. For some people, it can be a more serious illness and their symptoms can last longer.
You may be able to look after yourself at home if you have COVID-19 or symptoms of COVID-19.
Try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people if you or your child have symptoms and either:
You can go back to your normal activities when you feel better or do not have a high temperature.
If your child has mild symptoms such as a runny nose, sore throat or mild cough, and they feel well enough, they can go to school or childcare.Information:
If you are eligible for treatments for COVID-19, you should take a rapid lateral flow test as soon as you get symptoms.
You are no longer required to do a COVID-19 rapid lateral flow test if you have symptoms.
But if you or your child have tested positive for COVID-19:
Earl Soham School is following the most recent advice. If your child is exhibiting symptoms, please keep them at home until they feel better as spreading the infection will lead to impact on staffing.