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Coronavirus (COVID – 19)

corona virusCOVID – 19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus.

Symptoms of coronavirus

It can take up to 14 days for symptoms of coronavirus to appear.

The symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a cough
  • shortness of breath
  • breathing difficulties
  • fever (high temperature)

How to prevent infection

  • Wash your hands properly and often.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing.
  • Put tissues into a bin and wash your hands
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell.

For more information on the Coronavirus visit www.hpsc.ie

For more information from the Department of Education, see below:

https://www.education.ie/en/The-Department/Announcements/information-for-schools-preschools-and-third-level-institutions-on-the-coronavirus.html

Follow the travel advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs on https://www.dfa.ie/

If you have any concerns call HESLive on 1850 24 1850

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