Updated advice for youth workers regarding Omicron variant in Scotland

Get up to speed with the latest Scottish Government advice for service delivery in Scotland in light of the Omicron variant.

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Following the First Minister’s statement on 17 December, regarding the spread of Omicron in Scotland, youth work providers may wish to note the following updated advice:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisory Sub-Group on Universities and Colleges: advice note for an early stage response to the Omicron variant of concern – advice note 10th December.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): universities, colleges and community learning and development providers – gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

Keeping Schools Safe and Coronavirus (COVID-19): school and youth work visits and trips – updated COVID-19 guidance 17th December

At this time, face-to-face youth work delivery can continue to take place, including youth work in school settings and trips/residential experiences. Youth work providers should ensure that the Expectations before delivery are in place and may wish to consider:

And should note: