Confirmed case of Covid19 at Culloden Academy, Inverness.

NHS Highland statement

NHS Highland is aware of a confirmed case of Covid19 in a school pupil at Culloden Academy, Inverness.   

Dr Tim Allison, Director of Public Health with NHS Highland, said: “National guidance has been followed and all close contacts of the confirmed case are being advised to stay at home and self-isolate for 14 days.   

“We are aware that positive cases can cause some local anxiety in the community. Please be reassured that our Health Protection Team is working closely with colleagues within the Highland Council to continually monitor the situation. Strict control measures are in place at the school and there is currently no evidence of transmission within the school itself.  

“The school remains open and, unless they have been identified as a close contact, your child should continue to attend if they remain well. Children and staff should not attend school if they develop any of the common symptoms.” 

Letter to whole school

1 Oct 2020