Fears over Coronavirus close Preston’s College

Posted on - 12th March, 2020 - 6:52pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Health, Preston News, Schools
Entrance to Preston's College in St Vincents Road in Fulwood
Entrance to Preston’s College in St Vincents Road in Fulwood

Preston’s College has closed for a deep clean as a precautionary measure against Coronavirus.


A statement on the Preston’s College website said:

“Due to the recent return of a learner from a category 2 country who has subsequently become unwell, and following advice from Public Health England, the college has decided to take the precautionary decision to close in order to carry out a deep clean of the campus.

“The cleaning company will be on campus from Friday 13 March and on Monday (16) and Tuesday (17) of next week, with the view to reopening on Wednesday 18t┬áMarch. This will be confirmed in due course.

“Therefore, no staff or students are required to attend college. The college will keep students updated throughout this period via the website and our social media channels.

“It is important to note that this is a precautionary measure as this is not a confirmed coronavirus case.┬á

“As a further precaution the college has taken the decision to postpone the Careers Fair on Wednesday 18th┬áMarch. The new date will be announced in due course.”

Read more: Hygiene advice after two cases of coronavirus confirmed in South Ribble

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