Chief Medical Officer Letter to Parents/Guardians - 1st December 2021
A Letter from Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan to Parents & Guardians can be viewed at this link.
How to use face coverings: 'A guide for parents and children 3rd – 6th class’
DES letter to parents re Antigen Testing - 25th November 2021
Please read important information at this link for parent-focused public health advice regarding the use of antigen testing in certain circumstances in children who are asymptomatic and part of a classroom pod where there is a confirmed case of covid 19.
Health advice for parents - November 2021
HSE guidance, advice and videos for parents and children attending primary and post-primary school - on the following topics:
- Health advice for parents
- Returning to school
- Wellbeing advice and resources during COVID-19
- Frequently raised topic
Contact Tracing - September 2021
The HSE has provided information for parents about the changes to contact tracing and testing for children aged between 3 months and 13 years. Click here for more information.
Updated advice re the symptoms of Covid19 in children - if a child has any new onset symptoms as listed and feels unwell or seems off-form, it is advised not to send them to school and contact their GP for advice, if necessary. Please find more information here.
President Michael D Higgins
Return to School March 2021