National Measles Outbreak Information.

The HSE has asked the Department to circulate the latest news item on Measles. The information can be accessed from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) website at http://www.hpsc.ie/News/MainBody,15795,en.html

This link gives an update on the Measles outbreak. It talks about the importance of MMR and going to school. It also mentions the older child who might have missed MMR vaccination.

Further information is also available by link on the Department of Education’s website under Public Health Issues at http://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Information/National-Emergencies-Public-Health-Issues/

Bus Strikes.

Please note the dates of proposed Dublin Bus Strikes as you may need to make alternative arrangements to get to/from school: Thursday September 15, Friday September 16, Friday September 23 and Saturday September 24.