The Guidance for Early Childhood Education Providers – Requirements and Best Practices has been updated. Recent updates are highlighted in yellow on the document:
- Strong recommendation for all eligible staff to receive a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in addition to their primary vaccine series.
- Masking now required for all outdoor activities where physical distancing is not feasible, except while eating or drinking.
- Staff are required to wear upgraded masks (surgical or higher-level PPE).
- Students are strongly recommended to wear masks that are well-fitting, non-cloth masks of multiple layers of non-woven material with a nose wire.