This page will be updated on a timely basis as new information becomes available. Please check regularly. Click on any of the links below for further information or videos. See latest government plan COVID-19 Reframing the challenge,continuing our recovery and reconnecting. See also COVID-19 Response Plan. The HSE has a helpline for general queries related to Covid-19 at 1850241850. You can contact the HSE also by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADVICE FOR STUDENTS
Please adhere to all HSE guidelines. Please remember correct hand washing and respitory etiquette. Hand sanitisers are available and must be used frequently. For practical classes, please follow all teacher instructions regarding PPE. Protect your mental health and access support services if needed. GTI has a counselling service email: email@example.com.
IF YOU ARE A CLOSE CONTACT
If you are a close contact please follow the HSE advice here for close contacts.
Follow advice here.
You do not need a test if you are:
- under 55 years of age with symptoms of COVID-19 and you are otherwise healthy
- age 55 or older and you are fully boosted, even if you have symptoms of COVID
You can also get HSE antigen tests if you have symptoms and you need to make a social welfare claim if you are off work because of COVID-19.If you have a positive antigen test, you can book a PCR test if you need a COVID-19 Recovery Cert.
IF YOU HAVE COMMON SYMPTOMS
If you have any common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) you should immediately self-isolate and follow advice here depending on your age and medical conditions or other circumstances- this link will give you best advice depending on your circumstances. Remain in self-isolation until you have no symptoms for 48 hours or as per HSE guidelines depending on your age and medical conditions or other circumstances.
Common symptoms of coronavirus include:
- a fever (high temperature - 38 degrees Celsius or above)
- a dry cough -
- fatigue (tiredness)
- Lesser symptoms
TRAVEL OUTSIDE OF REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
You must follow the advice here.