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Information for childcare professionals working in Kingston and Richmond

Health Protection in Settings


Coronavirus Update - 26th January 2021


Education and childcare - Guidance for teachers, school leaders, carers, parents and students (opens a new window)

Early Years Settings Covid Flowchart - opens a pdf

The flowchart shows the process to be followed in the event of a positive case or an outbreak in an Early Years Setting.

Holding in Mind the Early Years - Guidance for parents and carers of under 5 years old who are returning to nursery and other childcare settings during Covid-19 - (opens a pdf)




Flu Guidance

Easy read childhood nasal flu leaflet -(PDF)

Preventing the spread of flu leaflet - (PDF)

Flu vaccination: who should have it this winter and why leaflet (pdf)

Winter readiness guides

Winter readiness guides (pdf)

Managing Scarlet Fever outbreaks

Guidelines for the public health management of scarlet fever outbreaks in schools, nurseries and other childcare settings (pdf)

Looking after children in the heat

Emergency Planning (pdf)

Health Protection for Schools, nurseries and other childcare facilities


A practical guide for staff on managing cases of infectious diseases in schools and other childcare settings (opens a new window)

Information includes:-

  • information on infection
  • prevention and control
  • managing outbreaks
  • immunisations
  • cleaning the environment
  • staff health
  • pets and animal contact
  • managing specific infectious diseases
  • notifiable diseases
  • exclusion information
  • diarrhoea and vomiting outbreak checklist