This document provides guidance on infection prevention and control for staff working within:

  • nurseries
  • day-care centres
  • playgroups
  • crèches
  • children’s centres
  • childminders
  • after-school clubs
  • holiday clubs

This guidance should also be used by these staff involved in all outdoor activities for children.

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Last updated: 14 September 2023
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