We would like to take this opportunity to update you on the current actions in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. The health and well-being of our students, the staff at ALACC, is our utmost priority.
Given the unfolding situation relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia and across the world, ALACC has a duty to students and staff and are taking precautionary measures to protect everyone.
We are actively monitoring the situation via the Australian Government Department of Health with an overriding duty of care to students and staff. We are endeavouring to provide a healthy and safe educational environment, we much appreciate each others efforts. I respectfully ask that all staff members follow below actions related to our practices:
New updates to changes in ALACC practices
The College will not be running classes next week at ALACC, instead undertaken online. A meeting scheduled today to discuss the details:
To protect the well-being of our team limited staffing will be at work mainly to:
- accept and enrol students
- trainers will provide one hour per day online training according to the teaching schedule.
- Trainers will contact their students to attend classes from 10-11 am. If there are afternoon classes the time table then one hour will apply.
- Scrupulous handwashing must continue
- Detail and additional Cleaning
- Reporting and advising students and staff on updates related to the COVID-19 Virus
- Self-Isolation – follow the protocol dated 13.3.2020 on staff portal.
- Avoid contact rule – follow the protocol dated 13.3.2020 on staff portal
- Information on COVID-19 official directives from both the National and State Health
Departments. For more information on Coronavirus visit Health.gov.au
Call the hotline on the Coronavirus Health on 1800 020 080
Information Line on 1800 020 080
At this time, there are no directives from either our State or National Departments of Health to advise that we stop classes or shut down our College. However, we continue to monitor this status closely and should this change we will advise accordingly.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we do our best to circumnavigate these difficult times.
Be on the alert and keep me informed. Do not panic; let common-sense prevail.
Dr Janet Lawrence – FACN
CEO/Director of Studies