Submitted by Emma Claire Collyer on Saturday 19th September 2020
Published on Tuesday 13th October 2020
Current status: Open
Open until: Tuesday 13th April 2021
Current Signatures: 105
(count is updated approximately hourly)
Give schools a supply of Covid testkits
The government needs to supply enough Covid tests kits inside schools to allow them to send pupils and staff home with a test kit. They can then request replacement stock weekly.
Having test kits in schools stops the current situation of parents and carers trying for over a week just to get a test kit. In a lot of cases the child isn't actually ill but may have coughed a few times. In other cases whole bubbles are being sent home because a high percentage of children and staff are just waiting for tests. This means children and staff at at home unnecessarily. This is causing a lot of mental health issues for many children and their parents/carers.
If you want to sign this petition (as opposed to merely discuss it), you need to do that on the government's e-Petitions website.
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