Very High Risk and Pregnant Teachers FAQs

Note: This page was last updated on the 7 December 2021.

In July the HSE published Education Sector Guidance on Employees in the COVID-19 Higher Risk Categories, including Pregnant Employees.

On 11 August the Department of Education published Circular 0042/2021. This Circular reconfirms the working arrangements for the Higher Risk Groups for the 2021/22 school year.

These FAQs for Very High Risk, High Risk, and Pregnant Teachers are based on the information contained in Circular 0042/2021.

We will continue to update these FAQs should further information become available.

Please note these FAQs apply only to members in the Republic of Ireland.

1. Very high risk teachers 

2. High Risk Teachers 


3. Pregnant Teachers 

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