Latest Covid Information

Rapid Covid 19 Testing

Access to Rapid COVID-19 Testing for Family Support and Childcare Providers

As schools return and restrictions have eased many childcare businesses have introduced additional COVID safety measures to provide reassurance to those using and working within these services. The Department of Health is encouraging all family support and child care providers to register their interest for Rapid COVID-19 testing.

Last Update: 29/09/2021

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Training Resources for Childcare Providers

The Childcare Partnerships/Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) in collaboration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC), have developed a FREE Web-based Interactive Digital Learning Course COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Training for Childcare Settings.

Last Update: 29/09/2021

DE Announcement

Childcare Support Fund 18 June 2021

Education Minister, Michelle McIlveen today announced a further extension to two Covid-19 childcare support funds.

Last Update: 05/07/2021

NI Maternity and New Parenting During Covid 19

COVID-19 Advice for Pregnant Women and Parents in Northern Ireland

Find the latest information /advice regarding pregnancy and COVID-19 on this new Website

Last Update: 05/05/2021

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Requests to open childcare settings during COVID19

Support for Full Daycare and School Aged Childcare Settings (Excluding Childminders) who wish to open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last Update: 25/01/2021

Wash your hands guide

Guidance for Proper Hand Washing

Resources for proper hand washing.

Last Update: 26/06/2020

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