Search

09 Aug 2022

Public health advice for the people of Offaly as Covid-19 continues to spread

Public health advice for the people of Offaly as Covid-19 continues to spread

Public health advice for the people of Offaly as Covid-19 continues to spread

IN an unprecedented move, the HSE, Offaly County Council and the gardai this week issued a joint statement of advice to people in the county.

“We acknowledge this has been a worrying and difficult time for everyone. The huge improvements we have seen in nursing homes due to the vaccine shows that there are better days ahead and gives us hope for the future,” said the statement released this week.

“With a more infectious strain of Covid-19 circulating it is more vital than ever that we continue to do all we can to protect ourselves, our families and loved ones, and our community over the coming weeks.”

Specifically, the advice is -

• Please take care, stay safe and do not mix!
• Isolate immediately if you have symptoms, contact your GP and get tested for Covid-19
• Do not go to work if you have mild symptoms and keep your family at home until you have the result of your test
• Avoid contact with extended family – protect the elderly and vulnerable who have yet to be vaccinated
• Wear a mask in public and in shops at all times, and stay 2m apart
• Avoid gatherings and parties
• Please stay at home as much as possible

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.