COVID Supports for Professionals
FAQs for Primary School Principals, Early Learning
and Care (ELC) and School Age Childcare (SAC)
Managers or those hosting sports/social activities for
children aged 3 months to less than 13 years
National Interim Guidelinesfor Public Health management of COVID-19 cases and contacts
This document summarises recommendations for contact management of cases of COVID-19. It is
based on the current knowledge regarding COVID-19 and experiences with SARS-CoV and MERS CoV.
This guidance is suitable for a delay phase, when an increasing number of cases and their
contacts have been identified in Ireland. It may change if and when we move to a mitigation
Readers should not rely solely on the information contained within these guidelines. Guideline
information is not intended to be a substitute for advice from other relevant sources including,
but not limited to, the advice from a health professional. Clinical judgement and discretion will be
required in the interpretation and application of these guidelines.
COVID 19 Digital Resource pack
The digital pack contains the following sector specific resources:
- COVID-19 Symptoms posters in 6 Languages
- Public Health Notice Posters (English and Irish versions)
- COVID-19 Symptoms for parents, providers and childminders (English and Irish versions)
- Supports available for ELC settings poster (English and Irish versions)
You can find the digital pack and other Covid-19 supports and resources at www.gov.ie/dcediyresources.
The digital pack as well as further resources for childminders can be found at:
The digital pack as well as further resources for practitioners can be found at: