Coronavirus: children returning to school in the UK: face coverings

The Chief Medical Officers and Deputy Chief Medical Officers of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have released a statement on the evidence of risks and benefits to health from schools and childcare settings reopening. Separately, the four nations have published guidance on the wearing of face coverings in schools.

Read the press release: Statement from the UK Chief Medical Officers on schools and childcare reopening
Read the guidance for England: Face coverings in education
Read the guidance for Northern Ireland: Weir updates guidance on use of face coverings in schools
Read the guidance for Scotland: Face coverings in schools
Read the guidance for Wales: Statement on face coverings in schools and colleges

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