NI’s chief medic writes to parents with Covid-19 advice

NI’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride has written to parents and carers of school children to provide them with Covid-19 advice.
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It outlines actions which should be taken by parents and carers if children develop Covid-19 symptoms.

It is being issued alongside a leaflet for parents/carers produced by the Department of Education, with advice on the steps to take if a child, or anyone they live with, develops symptoms.

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The information contained in the Department of Education’s ‘Information for Parents and Carers’ leaflet includes the actions to be taken if: a child develops Covid-19 symptoms; a child is tested positive for Covid-19; another household member has Covid-19 symptoms; another household member tests positive for Covid-19 symptoms.

The leaflet can be accessed at