Important Information & Updates

What to do if you have Covid-19 symptoms

Symptoms If you have any common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), you should self-isolate and get a Covid 19 PCR Test.

Do not attend campus if you have any symptoms of Covid 19, if you have been confirmed as COVID 19 Positive or have been asked to restrict your movements by the HSE contact tracing team or travelled from a country requiring you to restrict your movements.

How Coronavirus is spread

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spread in sneeze or cough droplets.

You could get the virus if you:

· come into close contact with someone who has the virus and is coughing or sneezing

· touch surfaces that someone who has the virus has coughed or sneezed on and bring your unwashed hands to your face (eyes, nose or mouth)

How to Protect yourself

· We all have a personal responsibility to follow all public health advise and IT Sligo Guidelines

· Get a COVID – 19 vaccination to protect yourself and other

· Wear a Face Covering · Maintain good hand Hygiene (How to wash hands correctly)

· Clean as you go in learning areas

· Respiratory Hygiene (Cover your mouth and nose when you cough and sneeze)

· Avoid Congregation · Visit HSE.ie or Gov.ie for further information on Coronavirus (COVID -19)

COVID-19 requirements at IT Sligo

IT Sligo are reopening the campus in line with government protocols

Staff and student safety is paramount.

IT Sligo are taking a blended approach to learning.

You are requested to limit your time on campus by

· Attending your virtual lectures

· Attending campus when timetabled

· Studying in assigned groups (PODs)

· Utilising booking systems for communal spaces such as the library

· limiting your footfall across the campus to essential areas

 

An IT Sligo COVID-19 Induction will be provided to all students outlining IT Sligo Safety Protocols for COVID-19. COVID 19 information will be communicated regularly throughout the semesters via E-mail, web and social media.

International Students / Foreign travel

International students, students and visitors returning to IT Sligo from abroad should be treated in the same way as any individual travelling to Ireland and no exemptions can be considered. In that context, guidelines from the Department of Health should be followed in respect of international students, students and visitors travelling to Ireland.