Health Guidance [Updated 29th September 2021]

The priority for Early learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC) settings in Ireland operating during COVID-19 will be to ensure the health and safety of children, families and staff, while continuing to ensure quality practice to support children’s well-being, learning and development. This section provides some helpful documents on health and safety.

Guidance for you and your setting
  •  Checklist for ELC and SAC suspected and confirmed cases 16/09/2021 [Download Here]
  • HSE FAQs for Parents 27th September 2021 [Download here]
  • HSE Update and FAQs for changes to contact tracing for children [Download here]
  • Update for ELC/SAC managers, principals, sporting and childrens clubs 22/09/2021 [Download here]
  • Information on COVID-19 Contact Tracing for children under 13 years [Download here]
  • Infection Prevention and Control, guidance for settings providing childcare during the COVID-19 Pandemic, (HPSC) [Download here]
  • Update on HPSC Health Advice on Symptoms of Covid-19 for Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare Settings [Download here]
  • Infection Control training, (TUSLA)[Download here]
  • Public Health Webinar on Infection Control Guidance for Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Settings, 7 July 2021 [click here to watch]