Schools, childcare and camps

Updated August 26, 2022

Guidance for Return to School and Day Care after Travel

Day Cares


COVID-19 Guidance for School Settings

COVID-19 Guidance for Schools & Childcare Facilities

Screening occurs before a child enters school. The following guidance provides information on how the temperature for children, staff and teachers should be taken: 


Check with your school to find out its current mask policy. Information on the school phases as they relate to mask-wearing can be found here. Scroll down to Department of Education Protocols and click on “Phases for Living Safely with COVID within Schools”.

Caring for a child or staff who develops symptoms of COVID-19 in a child care setting (Thermal Monitoring)


The educational or child care setting must ensure, and implement effectively, policies for the care of children who become unwell and maintain their physical and mental health, and emotional wellbeing. 

 (Thermal Monitoring) whilst in an educational or child care setting outlines the steps that must be taken if this occurs.

Nannies and Babysitters

Nanny Guidance (199.36 KB)


Guidance for Camp Operators