Parent/ Guardian Information

Neps Supports

“NEPS psychologists have developed guidance for parents supporting children to create new routines at home.  Having a Plan for the Day is key for children/young people to manage and stay well at this time.

They have also developed advice for parents and schools on talking to children and young people about Covid-19 here.

Updated- letter issued on 12/3/20 with reference to school closure.

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Symptoms of coronavirus

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

The most common symptoms of coronavirus are:

If you have these symptoms and have been to a place where there is spread of coronavirus, read this advice.

Covid 19- Corona Virus- Please see links below to the advice on the Department of Education and Skills website, Health Service Executive website, Health Protection Surveillance Unit, World Health Organisation website and Department of Foreign Affairs website re: Coronavirus.

These websites are updated frequently therefore should be accessed on a regular basis to ensure you have up to date information.

Department of Education and Skills

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

Health Service Executive

https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html

Health Projection Surveillance Centre

https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/

Department of Foreign Affairs

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/coronavirus/

World Health Organisation

https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

The Health Service Executive

https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html

The Health Service Executive advises that having clean hands is the best ways to stop the spread of harmful germs.  The link provided below provides access to the Health Service Executive video on ‘How to wash your hands with soap and water’

https://www2.hse.ie/wellbeing/how-to-wash-your-hands.html

Please Note:  The most important action we can take to protect ourselves from Covid-19 is regular hand-washing and good respiratory hygiene.