Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (953)

Neasa Hourigan

Question:

953. Deputy Neasa Hourigan asked the Minister for Health if health and safety leave will be granted to teachers who are 28 weeks pregnant and more given that research has found those at this stage of pregnancies are at an increased risk of becoming severely ill should they contract Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38832/20]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Given the role of the HSE’s National Women and Infants Health Programme in the dissemination of pregnancy related clinical guidelines, I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond to the Deputy directly, as soon as possible.