This section contains information on Emergency Planning for schools, including guidance and details of the necessary measures to assist schools in handling a range of emergencies.
This area provides advice and updates on how to prevent the spread of influenza and what to do if a child, or member of staff, develops flu-like symptoms.
Protecting against Flu
Public Health Agency Advice about flu for School Principals - December 2011 - PDF 53KB
Public Health Agency advice about flu for parents/guardians/carers with Children at School - December 2011 - PDF 33KB
For more information on seasonal influenza visit the nidirect website.
The Department of Education has produced a poster advising schools on how to protect against the spread of germs. The poster can be downloaded by clicking on the PDF links below.
Protecting against Flu - Advice Poster for Schools - English PDF 224KB
Protecting Against Flu - Advice Poster for Schools - Irish PDF 223KB
More general information can be obtained from various websites, including:-