COVID-19 Public Health Advice
As of Monday 28th February 2022 the government has introduced changes to public health measures that removes a number of restrictions. To view the full press release click here.
However, COVID-19 is still in our community and we strongly encourage staff, students and visitors to continue to follow protective measures available on our campuses:
- Staff, students and visitors are advised to voluntarily wear masks while indoors. Please note that masks will be required to be worn in some on-campus healthcare settings.
- Sanitisers will be maintained throughout buildings.
- Cleaning materials will be maintained throughout buildings.
- If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, please follow the latest HSE guidance. (COVID-19 Symptoms)
- If you have a confirmed Covid infection through a positive antigen or PCR test, please follow the HSE guidance on periods for isolation. (Self Isolation)
- However, if you are a close contact, unless you have symptoms, there will no longer be requirements to isolate or restrict your movements. (Close Contacts)
- We thank you for your assistance with continuing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to date.
It is important that you have correct, up-to-date information on the COVID-19 pandemic. Below information provided by reliable national and international authorities:
- HSE COVID-19 (coronavirus) symptoms, testing, vaccination and self-isolation information 2021 »
- European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control FAQs 2021 »
- Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HSPC) FAQs »
- COVID-19 National Protocal for Employers and Workers, Government of Ireland »
- COVID-19 Vaccine Advocate Forum pre-recorded video session 16th December 2020 »
- A short video of Dr Glynn explaining what vaccines are and how they work to protect us »
- Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn outlines the process to get a COVID-19 vaccine »
- Statement from the Health Products Regulatory Authority’s (HPRA) Dr Lorraine Nolan »
- Health Products Regulatory Authority's (HPRA) Dr Lorraine Nolan outlines the regulatory process and why vaccines are safe »
- COVID-19 Response Plan 2020 - Higher Education Sector »
- Gov.ie COVID-19 Travel Advice »
- World Health Organisation »
- Department of Foreign Affairs Travel Advice »
- Minister Harris welcomes intensified protective measures for third level students in line with public health advice »