Friday 10th December, 6.36pm.
A member of the Taree High school community has tested positive for COVID-19.
Abundant caution is being taken and the school is being made non-operational for the on-site attendance of students and staff to allow time for contact tracing and cleaning.
All staff and students are asked to self-isolate until you receive further advice.
There is no requirement to get a COVID-19 test at this time unless you are unwell.
NSW Health has requested anyone who has been unwell or if you develop any symptoms such as a fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, loss of smell/taste, muscle/joint pains, diarrhoea, nausea/vomiting or extreme tiredness to be tested at one of the COVID-19 testing clinics.
Further information about COVID-19 is available on the NSW Government website.
The NSW Department of Education will continue to work closely with NSW Health to ensure the health and safety of all students and staff is maintained.