COVID-19 Staff Information
We wish to advise of some changes to the processes with regards to support and monitoring staff covid positivity. The current staff COVID helpline / email will no longer be in use from Monday, March 21st. You now need to follow the process and advice below.
If you are symptomatic for COVID-19 you should not be in work. Please do the following:
- Stay home and isolate
- Do an antigen test, if the antigen test is negative and you are symptomatic, you need a PCR swab because you are a Healthcare Worker. Please book here: https://covid19test.healthservice.ie/hse-self-referral/
- If PCR swab is negative, you may return to work when you are 48 hours free of respiratory symptoms, as per the Hospital's infection control policy
- If Antigen/PCR swab is positive, please email your name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be contacted by a member of the team (queries will not be answered via this email)
If you are a close contact:
Non Household Close Contact
You must: Wear an FFP2 mask for full 10 days while in work.
Household Contact(If you live with or have shared the same accommodation during the persons infectious period) You must:
Wear an FFP2 mask for full 10 days while in work
Complete three antigen tests: 1) The day you become aware that you are a close contact 2) Three days later 3) On the seventh day
You must then log these results on the COVID-19 page on the Hospital intranet.