COVID-19 Staff Support Information

Welcome to LYIT’s staff information page on COVID-19.

LYIT is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our staff, students, and campus users.

This webpage has been developed to provide relevant up to date information in relation to Coronavirus (Covid-19) and outlines how we can all work together to protect each other.

Government Circulars / HEI Guidance

LYIT COVID -19 A Plan for a Safe Return to LYIT

Click here for the Plan for a Safe Return to LYIT

LYIT Safe Return to Campus Checklist

Click here for the Safe Return to campus checklist


Letterkenny Campus Covid-19 Building Information Maps

Killybegs Campus Covid-19 Building Information Maps

Guidance for Staff who become unwell with COVID-19 symptoms

Click here for guidance if you become unwell with possible COVID-19 symptoms while on campus.

LYIT Contact Tracing


Covid 19 Public Health information

Visit for the most up to date information relating to this current public health emergency.

Staff Assistance and Wellbeing

Looking after staff’s mental health is of paramount importance. A number of supports are available to all staff in relation to Minding Your Mental Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Crisis including the Institute’s Employee Assistance Programme EAP (a link which is provided below). The EAP is operated by VHI Healthcare, is a completely free, confidential service for all Institute employees and their immediate families (those living at home with them who are 18 years of age and older). You can avail of emotional support and counselling services where required by calling free and in confidence 24/7, 365 days a year – 1800 995 955

The EAP also offers a wide range of supports via their online hub.
Employee Assistant Programme:
Tel. No.: 1800 995 955 (ROI) or 0800 282 193 (NI),