Thursday, June 25, 2009

Video For Proper Hand Washing and Spread of Flu

Proper Hand Washing


7-Day Leave of Absence (LOA) for Students/Staff Returning from H1N1-Affected Countries

As part of measures to reduce the risk of Influenza A (H1N1) among students when school reopens on 29 Jun 09, the Ministry of Education (MOE) will issue Leave of Absence (LOA) to all school staff and students returning from affected countries on and after 22 Jun 09, so that they do not attend school activities for seven calendar days upon their return to Singapore. This will reduce the risk of H1N1 spreading within the school community and in Singapore when school reopens.
Students (and staff) are required to submit the new Overseas Travel Declaration Form on the first day of school next week. Students who had returned to Singapore this week should the guidelines stated in the Leave of Absence letter sent to them.
All students are reminded to bring their personal oral digital thermometer (working condition) when school opens next week.
As of 24 Jun 09, the affected countries are Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Indonesia Mexico, Panama, Philippines, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom and United States of America. Please visit the Ministry of Health website or the Government Flu website for the latest list of countries affected by Influenza A (H1N1).

Click to download forms (Docs format:
1) New Student Overseas Travel Declaration Form (June Holiday)
2) New Staff Overseas Travel Declaration Form (June Holiday)
3) KSS Letter to Parents - 7-Day Leave of Absence (23 Jun 09)