NHS Fife and Fife Council are posting regular updates on schools and nurseries linked to a positive case of COVID-19. There may still be situations where individual updates are required.

Update for 07 October 2020:-

Beath High School - Cowdenbeath

  • An additional 4 individuals linked to the school have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total cases associated to Beath High School to eight.
  • Additional contacts have been identified and are being asked to self-isolate.

Anyone who develops any of the established symptoms of the virus, such as a fever; or a loss or change in taste or smell; or a new and continuous cough, should arrange testing using the UK Government Citizens’ Portal at: https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test or by calling 0800 028 2816.

There are a number of useful resources available for parents in Fife, with information on how best to reduce the chances of your family contracting the virus and what you should do if someone in the household develops symptoms. These can be accessed through our dedicated Coronavirus website, at: https://coronavirus.nhsfife.org/parent-info.

Fife Council has created a comprehensive list of questions and answers for parents and carers at: www.fife.gov.uk/schoolcovidfaqs.