Over the past weeks, INTO has responded to a number of COVID-19 related queries from our members. We have published FAQs based on information available to the INTO. Members should bear in mind that this is a fast-changing situation. We will update these FAQs as further information becomes available. Please note these FAQ’s apply only to members in the Republic of Ireland.

The below responses are updated based on information available to the INTO on 18 May 2021. Members should bear in mind that this is an evolving and fast-changing situation and that stakeholder consultations will continue over the coming weeks.

We will continue to update these FAQs as further information becomes available.

1. Pregnant Teachers



2. Close contacts or suspected cases in my household


3. Special Leave with pay for substitute teachers


4. COVID-19 Diagnosis

5. High-risk or very high-risk teachers

6. Restricted Movements

6. Temporary measures: staffing, EPV days, brief absences

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