Guidance on Infection Control in Schools


The document provides guidance for schools and other childcare settings, such as nurseries, on infection control issues. It is an updated version of guidance that was produced in 2010.  To view then entire document, please click on the link to the right.

Prevent the spread of infections by ensuring:

  • routine immunisation
  • high standards of personal hygiene and practice, particularly handwashing
  • maintaining a clean environment

For further information and advice visit or contact your local health PHE centre. See Appendix 1 in the document link to the right for contact details.