• Changes to the public health management of cases and contacts in children aged 12 years and younger

    Posted on September 23, 2021 by in News Updates


    See below update and FAQ documents from the HSE for Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School Age Childcare (SAC) managers and school principals on the changes to Covid-19 testing and contact tracing for children, 3 months to under 13 years (and inclusive of all children attending primary school).

    Over a short transition period the HSE public health dedicated helpline for ELC/SAC services – 01-5119777 will remain open if you have a confirmed case of Covid-19.

    The National Covid-19 out of hours helpline – 1800 940341 will also remain available from 10am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

    Update from HSE for ELC and SAC

    FAQs for changes to contact tracing for children


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