The Department of Education and Skills has received an updated letter for all schools from the Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health, Dr Tony Holohan, addressing the recent school closure as a result of the confirmed Covid-19 case.
The letter is  available on our website via the link below under the heading, ‘Chief Medical Officer advice for parents and schools.’

The Department has also published hand washing guidance posters, available above.

There is a link on the above page to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) website which contains specific guidance for educational settings.

All of the above information from the Department of Education and Skills website is also available in Irish.