Covid-19 Information & Advice

Know the symptoms of COVID-19:

If you have any symptoms, you should self-isolate and phone your GP straight away to get tested for COVID-19.

Get the most up to date, official information:

Family Carers Ireland has produced an Emergency Care Scheme in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please click here to find out more.

For a guide to Covid-19 social welfare supports for family carers including a list of FAQs, please click here.

For guidance on cocooning to protect people over 70 years and those extremely medically vulnerable from Covid-19, please click here. Note advice for family carers (section 10). 

Also, Guidance for Health and Social Care Workers who visit homes can be found here. Please note that while this is not aimed at family carers, a lot of the advice is very relevant.

An FAQ document for people with disabilities and family carers (prepared jointly by the HSE, Family Carers Ireland and Inclusion Ireland) can be found here.