Xavier High School in Albury has been advised by NSW Health that a member of the school community has tested positive for COVID-19.
We anticipate that the school will be operational on Monday, but this is dependent on advice from NSW Health.
All staff and students are asked to self-isolate until they receive further advice.
NSW Health has requested if you are 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 that you get tested at a COVID-19 testing clinic.
Xavier High School will continue to work closely with NSW Health to ensure the health and safety of all students and staff is maintained.
The safety and wellbeing of our staff and students is of paramount importance to us at all times. As such we will continue to work closely with NSW Health to ensure that all necessary health advice is adhered to.
While we recognise this will be disruptive and inconvenient for families, it is important that we follow NSW Health advice and take all necessary precautions to minimise the risk of further transmission to support our community. ... See MoreSee Less
Priority COVID-19 (Pfizer) vaccinations are available this Sunday 17 October for all education workers through a number of locations across NSW including Griffith and Wagga Wagga.
Click below to make a booking.
If you're not an education worker, this Saturday 16 October is a Super Saturday Walk-in vaccination event (open to the general public) for those looking to receive their second dose vaccination. ... See MoreSee Less
Please see updated information below regarding Kildare Catholic College from Murrumbidgee Local Health District and NSW Health.
90 close contacts of the affected member of the Kildare community have now been identified and contacted by NSW Health. They are currently in isolation.
Approximately 100 casual contacts have also been identified and are required to get a COVID test on days three and five from the date of exposure and isolate until they receive a negative test result.
No bus services have been impacted.
Any member of the Kildare community or the general public who have not been contacted by NSW Health should continue to operate as usual, monitor for symptoms and get tested if they have any concerns.
Kildare Catholic College is currently undergoing an extensive deep cleaning process with students expected to return to on-site learning from Tuesday 12 October. The school community is being asked to monitor Compass for any official communication.
NSW Health and Catholic Education, Diocese of Wagga Wagga have commended Kildare Catholic College for adhering to strict COVID safety protocols and minimising the risk of exposure for its community.
Please note that Murrumbidgee Local Health District is operating a student vaccination clinic at 6 Yathong street today, Saturday and Sunday between 9-6pm. Walk-in with no registration needed prior.
Testing in Wagga is available at the following locations:
Equex Centre Drive Through Clinic - 10am to 6pm, seven days
MLHD testing clinic at 84-86 Murray Street - 9am to 4pm, seven days.
Laverty Drive Through Clinic, Playhouse Theatre carpark Tarcutta Street - 8am to 3pm Friday, 8am to 1pm weekends
Glenfield Country Practice Federal Hub, 8 Tanda Place Glenfield - 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday by appointment ... See MoreSee Less
Catholic Education, Diocese of Wagga Wagga (CEDWW) has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified professional to lead Holy Trinity Primary School in West Wagga as their Principal from January 2022!
As Faith Leader, the Catholic School Principal models faith in action, leading the school community to enact a shared vision that focuses on the provision of a high-quality Catholic education for all students.
For further information on the position of Principal at Holy Trinity Primary School in West Wagga, and to find out how to apply visit lnkd.in/gKbfDRx4
A member of our diocesan school community at Kildare Catholic College has been diagnosed with COVID-19. The College has become non-operational from 2.00 pm and for the remainder of today and tomorrow, while contact tracing is conducted and deep cleaning of the school is undertaken.
We are working closely with Catholic Schools NSW and NSW Health to ensure the health and safety of all students and staff is a priority. This work includes identifying close contacts of the confirmed case so they can be contacted and self-isolate for the required time.
Whilst this only impacts one of our schools at this stage, we want to remind everyone of the importance of remaining vigilant against this disease.
Catholic Education, Diocese of Wagga Wagga and Kildare Catholic College will continue working with NSW Health and Catholic Schools NSW to ensure strategies are in place to address any developments. ... See MoreSee Less