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SI Covid-19 Advisory - Update 06-03-2020

Covid – 19 (Coronavirus) Advisory – updated 06.03.2020

We are aware that our members have many concerns regarding scouting at this time. We are here to support you and your group at this time. We are taking our advice from the HSE and the NHS. We will as advise you regarding the impact on our scouting if this changes as soon as possible.

Scouting Ireland advises that all Scout Group meetings, volunteer training and weekend activities continue as planned. However, as this is an evolving situation this advice will be reviewed daily, in conjunction, with advice from the HSE and NHS. Should anything change we will advise you.

For concerned Scouters and or parents we suggest the following HSE advice:

Some practical things:
  • Refer to the HSE and NHS website. There is good advice there with a contact phone number should they be worried:
  • All Scout Group meetings, training and activities are to go ahead as planned. However, this is an evolving situation and we will continue to review this daily
  • Should the advice from the HSE and the NHS change in this regard we will advise you as soon as possible
  • Here are two posters that you can use in your den to encourage good hygiene - Click Here
  • Please ensure your that you attend your Scout Den a few minutes earlier than normal to ensure there is enough handwash
  • A good activity to practice with all group members is the correct handwashing techniques; this is good practice for everyone - Handwashing is explained clearly HERE
Should you have any concerns please do not hesitate to contact your local support staff Click Here or National Office on 01-4956300.

We will continue to assess the situation and will continue to advise you.
Scouting Ireland

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