Current COVID-19 conditions as of January 31

  • Stay home if unwell.

  • Students in Year 3 and above must wear a face mask indoors at school unless an exemption applies.

  • Students in Years F-2 are strongly recommended to wear a mask indoors at school.

  • Students must wear face masks even if vaccinated.

  • Students are not required to wear a face mask outside.

  • Everyone over 8 years old must wear a face mask when travelling to and from school on the bus or public transport.

  • Free Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) kits have been made available for all students throughout Term 1.

  • Rapid antigen testing is voluntary.

  • Nhill College recommends that staff and students use the RAT kits twice each week - on Tuesday and Thursday mornings before school - for the first 4 weeks of Term 1.

  • Only positive RAT results need to be reported.

  • If a positive RAT result is returned, please contact the school and the Department of Health (1800 675 398), and isolate for 7 days.

  • If a student is a household contact (more than 4 hours with someone who has COVID-19 at home) they must inform the school and isolate for 7 days.

  • The use of the Service Victoria QR code system for electronic record-keeping is mandatory in all schools. All parents and visitors to the school who enter school buildings must check in using the QR code system. Students are not required to check in using the QR code system.

  • All visitors entering school buildings must be fully vaccinated.

  • Parents are asked to maintain 1.5m distance between themselves and other adults at drop off and pick up times.