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For parents/carers of children

For parents and carers of children. 

Here is a very useful summary for parents/carers of children.

HSE - A Parent's Guide to Close Contacts

This is an isolation quick guide for children aged 3 months to 13 years. 

Here is the HPSC management of contacts in a school setting document.

Many schools and creches have been asking parents to get a letter from their GP to say that their child is now fit to return to school. This is not necessary and there is an agreed national process where the parent can complete a declaration form which the school/crèche should accept.

Mercer's Medical Centre is part of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn