CO2 Monitor Rollout

This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Senior Childcare Development Officer, Danielle Mercer on behalf of the DfE, for the attention of all Early Years professionals.

In August, the Department for Education (DfE) announced that it will be providing CO2 monitors to state-funded education settings.  The rollout extends to all Early Years settings, including PVI settings, and childminders who are registered as operating childcare on domestic premises.

Monitors are currently being dispatched to Early Years providers and settings will receive an email directly from the supplier, once their monitor allocation is dispatched. DfE expect all deliveries to have taken place by the end of the Autumn term.  DfE has also produced a ‘how to’ guide on using CO2 monitors in education and childcare settings, also available on the Google drive. If settings have any further queries about their DfE issued CO2 monitor(s) they can call the DfE COVID-19 helpline on 0800 046 8687.