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Guidance for childcare, preschool and educational settings

The health and wellbeing of our young is a priority, but we know infections are common in their early years, however for most the risk of severe infection is low. Infections can be acquired within various settings whether it is the home environment or the community.  Childcare and educational settings, where there is exposure to many different people are one such community setting.

Look here for advice and guidance on exclusion and A-Z of infections:

If you work within any childcare or educational settings and require further information on Infection Prevention and control guidance, audits and tools you can read these documents on what you can do to reduce the risk of infections within your setting: