COVID-19 Closure

COVID-19 Closure

Athlone Training Centre Temporarily Closed

Following the recent announcement from An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, schools/centres and outreach locations are closed to learners and public from 6pm today, Thursday 12th March 2020 until further notice, to support efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This is in line with the National Public Health Emergency Team.

Athlone Training Centre & the LWETB will continue to monitor this emerging situation and adhere to the guidelines as issued by the HSE, DES and WHO and update the website as it develops.
Schools and centres are still open to answering queries either preferable by email or by phone.
For further information, please click on the links below.

School closures to be extended beyond 29 March – https://www.education.ie/en/Press-Events/Press-Releases/2020-press-releases/PR20-03-24.html

Latest Updates and Notifications from the Department of Education – https://www.education.ie/en/The-Department/Announcements/information-for-schools-preschools-and-third-level-institutions-on-the-coronavirus.html

COVID-19 Public Health Advice Notice – https://www.gov.ie/en/news/7e0924-latest-updates-on-covid-19-coronavirus/

Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/96eb4c-statement-from-the-national-public-health-emergency-team/

Covid-19 Information Finder from the HSE –https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html

Covid-19 Guidance and Advice from the HSE – https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/472f64-covid-19-coronavirus-guidance-and-advice/

HSE/HPSC Hand Hygiene protection notices – www.hse.ie/handhygiene and PDF – www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/5/publichealth/publichealthdepts/resources/handwashing.pdf

Further information from the HSE – https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/

Statements from the Department of Education and Skills – https://www.education.ie/en/

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