COVID-19 Guidance for Interim Care Centres

Save the Children

This guidance is for Save the Children staff and partners already running Interim Care Centres (ICCs) during the Covid-19 pandemic. Interim care is defined as care arranged for a child on a temporary basis of up to 12 weeks. The placement may be formal or informal with relatives, foster carers or in residential care such as an Interim Care Centre (ICC). This guidance covers all children in need of emergency interim care during the Covid-19 pandemic, this includes: 

  1. children who are not suspected of being sick,
  2. children in need of quarantine and
  3. children in need of isolation. 

The guidance will be reviewed every 6 months.