Below is a message from the Department of Education Covid Information Section with details of the changes in primary schools to Covid Contact Tracing. These changes are effective since Monday 27th 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 in early learning and care, school aged childcare, education, primary school sports and social settings. You can find it here:
You can find other resources for parents for download here:
Videos and posters outlining the common symptoms of Covid-19, and stressing to parents that if a child has any new onset symptoms as listed and feels unwell or seems off-form, not to send them to school and contact their GP for advice, if necessary.