Galway Technical Institute

Covid-19 Information

This page will be updated on a timely basis as new information becomes available. Please check regularly. Click on any of the links below for further information or videos. See latest government plan COVID-19 Reframing the challenge,continuing our recovery and reconnecting. See also COVID-19 Response Plan. The HSE has a helpline for general queries related to Covid-19 at 1850241850. You can contact the HSE also by email on hselive@hse.ie.

Video on GTI COVID-19  - Help Prevent the Spread

ADVICE FOR STUDENTS

Please adhere to all HSE guidelines and download and use the COVID Tracker App. 2 Metre Social Distancing must be observed and face coverings must be used in GTI by students. Please remember correct hand washing.  Hand sanitisers are available and must be used frequently. For practical classes, please follow all teacher instructions regarding PPE. Protect your mental health and access support services if needed. GTI has a counselling service email: counselling.gti@gretb.ie. 

IF YOU ARE A CLOSE CONTACT

If you are a close contact please follow the HSE advice here for close contacts.

IF YOU HAVE COMMON SYMPTOMS

If you have any common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) you should immediately self-isolate and phone your GP  and get tested - this link will give you best advice depending on your age and circumstances.  If your test is positive, remain in self-isolation, as per HSE guidelines at the link.

 If your symptoms continue or get worse, phone your GP.  Find a GP or Find a GP out-of-hours.

If your PCR  test is negative (COVID-19 not detected) - follow HSE guidelines at the link.

Common symptoms of coronavirus include:

TRAVEL OUTSIDE OF REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

If you have recently travelled abroad and have returned to Ireland,  then you must follow the advice here.