HPSC Infection Prevention & Control Guidance for Childcare Settings

The Infection Prevention & Control Guidance for Childcare Settings has been updated on 14 January. The changes are listed on page 1.

– Change to indicate that people are no longer considered infectious 7 days after onset of symptoms

– Updates to information on processes for testing and Contact management

– Updates to content on vaccination

– Reference to Omicron variant

– Recommendation for use of surgical mask in preference to cloth face covering when providing childcare

– Additional information on surgical masks

Guidance for services providing childcare services.pdf (hpsc.ie)

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