Information for Parents re Antigen Testing from November 29th

Please find below a letter sent to parents via email from Deirdre Shanley, Assistant Secretary to the Department of Education. This letter is about the availability of antigen testing for pupils in a pod with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

This letter stresses that antigen test are only suitable for those without symptoms.

Any pupil with symptoms should stay and home and organise a PCR test for COVID-19.

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Please find below the HSE video with instructions on administering an antigen test.