The purpose of this page is to give you the necessary information about how COVID 19 testing and care will be managed by RCSI. The information and referral process provided here is intended for RCSI Students only. There is a separate page for all other patients; click here.
Your COVID care will be coordinated by RCSI’s primary care facility, Mercer’s Medical Centre. There will be no charge for any aspect of COVID care.
COVID-19 is a new disease, and we are still discovering many things about it. The information below may change based on the guidance of our national Public Health body.
Even if you have been fully vaccinated, it is important to remember that you can still transmit the virus to others (but remain asymptomatic yourself), and also that vaccination is not successful in at least 5% of people.
For these reasons, if you become symptomatic or are identified as a close contact, then the same advice and restrictions that were previously in place still apply.
These guidelines are being updated regularly, so please continue to check back for new information.
What to do if you are unwell
If you develop symptoms such as Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath, Significant loss or change to sense of smell or taste then you might have COVID and will